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Relocating to Bergen


Immigration formalities for you who are employed at the University of Bergen and are relocating to Bergen.

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In order to live and work in Norway you must check which requirements from the Norwegian Directorate for Immigration (UDI) are applicable for your situation. Here is a short summary of the requirements depending on your citizenship, click on your citizenship for more detailed information.

Nordic citizenship

After arrival in Norway:
• Get a tax card and register your move to Norway

EU/EEA citizenship

After arrival in Norway:
• Register with UDI online
• Proof of registration with the police
• Get a tax card and register your move

Non EU/EEA citizenship

Before arrival:
• Apply for a work permit and await your confirmation

After arrival in Norway:
• Finalise your residence permit with the police


Staying less than 90 days

If your intended stay in Norway is less than 90 days, you do not need to apply for a residence permit. However, depending on your citizenship, you might need a visitor's visa to enter Norway. Visit want to apply to visit Norway to check if this is applicable to you. For more information about ID control, taxes and social security, see our webpages for staying less than 90 days.

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