Residence permit

Citizens of the Seychelles need a residence permit in order to work or to take up residence for longer than 90 days. The Norwegian Embassy in Nairobi handles applications for Residence permit for citizens of the Seychelles.

For nationals of other countries:

  • Nationals of EU/EEA countries do not need a residence permit to stay or work in Norway. However, all nationals of EU/EEA countries who want to stay for longer than three months must register with the police.
  • Nationals of non-EU/EEA countries who want to work in Norway or to stay for longer than 90 days need a residence permit.

The Directorate of Immigration (UDI) normally processes applications for a residence permit.