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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.

Application for a Norwegian ID number

The Norwegian national ID number is an 11-digit personal identifier, issued by the Norwegian National Registry (Folkeregisteret).

Student Category: All students staying in Norway for more than six months must register a move to Norway at the tax office in Bergen. 
Where: Skatteetaten/ Tax office, Nonnesetergaten 4
When: Open Mon–Fri 09:00–15:00
Documentation: Passport or ID card with gender specification, valid residence registration certificate (EU/EEA/EFTA citizens) or residence card (NON-EU/EEA/EFTA citizens) and tenancy agreement with your address in Bergen. Please note that a national ID card can only replace a passport when it includes information about gender.

The Norwegian national ID number is an 11-digit personal identifier, issued by the Norwegian National Registry (Folkeregisteret).

Download the form: ‘Report a move to Norway from abroad’ (RF-1401), can be downloaded at skatteetaten.no.

Please note that a national ID card can only replace a passport when it includes information about gender.

Norwegian ID number

Please notify us by using this online form when you receive your Norwegian ID number. We need this for our student record.