Arrival
Registration with Norwegian Authorities

Registration with the Norwegian Authorities

Upon arrival in Norway, foreigners need to register with several local authorities within set deadlines. The Student Information Centre (SiT) can assist with the tasks outlined below.

Registration with Norwegian Authorities

Registration with the police

Foreign nationals and accompanying family members who have applied for a residence/work permit through a Norwegian foreign service mission abroad (embassy, general consulate, consulate) must register in person at the local police station within seven days of arriving in Norway. You may book an appointment with the Follo Police Station in Ski either on UDI's application portal or by emailing folloutl@politiet.no.

Registration with the local tax office

Notification of move to Norway from abroad

Anyone moving from abroad to take up residency in Norway for more than six months must must appear in person at one of 41 chosen tax offices in Norway (skatteetaten.no) (Norwegian) and deliver the completed form Notification of move to Norway from abroad (skatteetaten.no). The application form as well as instructions on what additional documents must be submitted can be obtained at SiT.

Mandatory tuberculosis test

Norwegian law requires that all foreign nationals who will be residing in Norway more than three months must have a chest X-ray and a tuberculin sample taken within two weeks after arrival, if they come from a country with a high occurrence of tuberculosis.

The initial health screening can be done at the Health Care Centre in Ås. You may contact the centre at 64 96 22 40 to make an appointment.

Published 2. November 2015 - 15:31 - Updated 12. June 2018 - 12:53