Visa and recidence permit for non EU/EEA students

Students from outside the EU/EEA must apply for a residence permit (and if applicable a visa) in order to start your studies in Norway.

Apply for VISA/residence permit

Documentation of financing

Documents to be handed in to the embassy/consulate/VFS 

  • Admission and Study plan letter (available in Søknadsweb/Studentweb)
  • Progress report for the academic year 2020/2021: This is applicable for Master students admitted autumn 2020 and who have completed the first year of study digitally from abroad. 

Registration with the police

Students must register and book and appointment with the police. It is the students own responsibility to do this. 

  • Register your arrival and book an appointment with the police on or by calling tel: 22 34 21 00. For information see here.
  • In the online portal, choose: Oslo Police District, Department of Immigration
  • You must register with the police within 7 days after your arrival in Norway. 

Bring the following documents for your appointment:

  • Passport or national ID card
  • Address in Norway written on a piece of paper
  • Receipt from the SiO Deposit Account (if applicable)
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Published Nov. 27, 2019 6:18 PM - Last modified Feb. 18, 2021 3:01 PM