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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.