Before you apply

Find out what type of residence permit you need, e.g. in connection with work, studies, family immigration or to stay in Norway as an au pair. You will find information on the different types of residence permit on UDI’s website

In order to apply for a residence permit to Norway from Kosovo, you either must be a citizen of, or have a residence permit in the following countries: Kosovo, Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Romania, Moldova, Bulgaria, Northern Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro.

You must have had the residence permit for at least six months before you can apply for a residence permit to Norway.