Renewal of student residence permit

Non-EU/EEA-students who will be staying in Norway for more than one year must remember to apply for renewal of their residence permit at least one month before the residence permit expires.

Apply for renewal of residence permit

You must check the requirements relating to renewal, register an application for renewal of residence permit ( and hand in your documents at the Department of Immigration, Oslo Police District.

You must pay the UDI application fees and book an appointment to hand in your documents. Due to the waiting time we recommend that you register the Application 3 months before your residence permit expires.

If you have received an F-code by sms or e-mail you can fast-track the renewal of your residence permit. If you have questions about the F-code, please contact UDI.

Information needed when applying:

Order a progress report

The progress report is a statement on your:

  • study progression
  • part-time work permit

Please note that the part-time work permit is not automatically renewed, and you must document satisfactory progress in your studies in order to continue to work part-time.

If you are delayed in your studies, you must contact your faculty/programme to apply for extension of your study right. The report cannot be issued without an extended study right.

Order a progress report

When and where to collect the progress report

The progress report will be issued when all exams for the semester is registered in our database. You will receive an e-mail when the report can be collected at Knutepunktet - International Student Reception, approx. in:

  • June/July if your permit expires in August
  • January if your permit expires in February
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Published June 21, 2010 2:39 PM - Last modified May 23, 2017 10:30 AM