Work Visa Norway - Work Visa

Work Visa Norway

Whether you need a work permit and employment visa for Norway depends on where you are coming from, and even the length of time you plan on working in the country. If you are coming from the EU/EEA or from one of the Nordic countries, you do not need a permit to work in Norway. For those coming from elsewhere, you will require a residence permit that allows to you work in the country.

Norway Work Visa Requirements
To receive your skilled worker permit, there are specific requirements related to your education, employment situation, and other special requirements that you must meet.

Education Requirements and Qualifications

You must have at least one of the following education qualifications:
  • completed vocational training program of at least three years at upper secondary school level;
  • completed education or degree from a university / university college;
  • special qualifications that you have obtained through long work experience.
Employment Requirements
  • must have a concrete job offer from a Norwegian employer;
  • job must be full-time;
  • position must require qualifications as a skilled worker and you must meet these qualifications;
  • pay and working conditions must not be poorer than what is normal in Norway.

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