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Checklist for new international students

As a new international student at UiB, you will need to complete compulsory registrations and other formalities during the first weeks of the semester.

Norwegian Bank Account

International students staying in Norway for longer than six months can apply for a bank account by contacting a bank. In order to open a bank account and receive a debit card, you need to have a Norwegian ID number.

You must bring the following documents to the bank:

  • Passport
  • Residence registration certificate (EU/ EEA/EFTA citizens) or residence card (non-EU/EEA/EFTA citizens)
  • Letter of Acceptance
  • Documentation of your Norwegian ID number.