Everyone who receives a salary, pension or disability benefit will receive a tax return from the Norwegian Tax Administration in April every year. It presents a summary of your income, deductions, wealth and debt. To make sure that you pay the correct amount of taxes, you must check that the information in the tax return is correct. More information can be found at the website of the Norwegian Tax Administration.
The Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority provides guidance on the procedure when you do not receive wages or holiday pay, as well as the regulations concerning payment of wages, overtime pay and holiday pay issues.
There are several different private providers of introduction courses in Norwegian language in Croatia. The list below is not exhaustive. For the record, the Embassy is not in a position to validate the different courses.
Do you know any other language schools that offer Norwegian classes? Please let us know!
Contact your local municipality in Norway for information about enrollment in kindergarten. There are both private and public kindergartens for children between the ages of one and five. Admission requirements may vary from one kindergarten to another.
Contact your local school or municipality to register your child in primary/lower secondary school.
The Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT) provides information about the Norwegian authorization and recognition schemes.
NOKUT is also the point of contact for the recognition of professional qualifications for professions regulated by law in Norway.
A comprehensive list of professions and recognition bodies can be found on the website of NOKUT.
Tourists do not need a Norwegian identification number. However, you have to apply for an identification number if you move to Norway.
If you plan to stay in Norway for less than six months, you need to apply for a D-number, which is a temporary identification number.
If you are staying in Norway for more than six months, you need to apply for a national identification number. More information, as well as application forms, can be found on the Norwegian Tax Administration's website.
Yes, as a main rule, driving licences issued in EU/EEA countries can be used in Norway for as long as they are valid, and they can be exchanged for a Norwegian driving licence without any tests.
If you would like to import your car to Norway, please find the necessary information at the website of the Norwegian Customs.
Yes, if you want to travel with pets to or from Norway, you should contact the Norwegian Food Safety Authority prior to the trip in order to establish which rules apply. For further information see Norwegian Food Safety Authority.