Services and information
Passport, personal number and consular services
Visitor’s visa and residence permit
A visitor's visa allows you to stay in Norway or other Schengen countries for up to 90 days over a period of 180 days. A residence permit gives you the opportunity to work in Norway and to stay for more than 90 days.
Doing business in Norway
There are many good reasons for doing business in Norway, such as the high level of education, high productivity, and a longstanding culture of innovation. Norway has one of the world’s strongest economies. High priority is given to knowledge development, innovation, technology and maintaining a sustainable business sector.
Studying in Norway
The Norwegian higher education sector is known for its high academic standards, innovative teaching methods and close, informal relations between students and lecturers.
Working in Norway
Norway has topped the UN Human Development Index for a number of years, and is an attractive country to live and work in. Employees enjoy a high degree of gender equality and a good work–life balance.
Experience the natural wonders of Norway – sublime and serene. Enjoy the fjords, breathe the fresh mountain air, and marvel at the northern lights.
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Doing research in Norway
Higher education and research are top priorities in Norwegian policy. We welcome innovation, and cooperate closely with the business sector in many areas.