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Refund from Sammen Student Deposit Account

International students who have transferred funds to the deposit account for foreign students for visa/study permit purposes, must contact Sammen (the Student Welfare Organisation) for a refund.


Who:Students that have transferred funds to the deposit account for study permit purposes

Sammen's Information desk at the Student Centre

Parkveien 1.

Opening hours:Monday–Friday 08:00–15:00

You must bring your passport/ID card.

Cash Card

Sammen can issue a cash card to cover your living expenses before you can open a Norwegian bank account. The total amount that can be given in advance is NOK 19.000, divided into two cash card of NOK 9,500. 

The cash card can be ordered by sending an e-mail to Sammen with your name and the required amount, or you can visit the Information desk in person. The cash card will be ready to be picked up the following day.

Remaining Funds

Sammen will transfer the remaining funds to you as soon as you notify them of your Norwegian bank account number.