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EU/EEA nationals
If you want to live and work in Norway for more than 3 months you must register with the police. You can read more about registration and the rules for EU/EEA nationals on UDI.no.

Nordic nationals do not have to register with the police.

Nationals from countries outside the EU/EEA
If you are a skilled worker and have been offered work in Norway you can apply for a residence permit. You can read more about registration and the rules for nationals from countries outside the EU/EEA on UDI.no.

If you are an unskilled seasonal worker who has been offered full-time work, you can apply for a residence permit for up to 6 months. You can read more about the rules for seasonal work on UDI.no.

Residence cards
Foreign nationals with a residence permit in Norway must have a residence card as valid proof that they have a residence permit. EU/EEA nationals do not require a residence card.

You must visit a police station, have your photo taken and provide a sample signature and your fingerprints. You do not need to apply for a residence card if you have a valid residence sticker in your passport. You can read more about residence cards for foreign nationals in Norway here.

Online applications - booking appointments with the police
Most police districts let you book appointments with the police online via the Application Portal, but some police districts require you to call and book an appointment.

You can find local information about where you should go and opening hours in the police district in which you live in the box Kontaktinformasjon (Contact information) on the right.

Kontaktinformasjon

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