Norway – Reopening of the country to begin in phases

Posted on October 12, 2021

The Norwegian government has made an announcement that it will begin re-opening the country in three phases. Phase 1 – September 25, 2021: All EEA citizens, including persons who are resident in the EEA, can enter Norway.The same applies for… Read more »

Norway – Updated Travel Restrictions

Posted on July 28, 2021

The Norwegian government has updated its travel restrictions from July 26th: If you are traveling from a green country (list may be found here), but stopover in a country with stricter quarantine requirements (orange, red, dark red), the entry rules… Read more »

Norway – New Rules for Residence Permit Holders Changing Employers

Posted on August 28, 2017

Effective immediately, residence permit holders who are skilled workers with an employer in Norway can now change employers without having to apply for a new residence permit, even if the name of their employer is written on the residence card,… Read more »

Norway – Minimum Wage Increased

Posted on July 8, 2016

Norway has increased its minimum wage threshold by about a half percent from last year.  Positions that require a Bachelor’s degree are now met at a threshold of 382,900 kroner, or about $45,500 USD.  Positions that require a Master’s degree… Read more »

NORWAY – Minimum Salary Increased for Non-EU Workers

Posted on June 26, 2015

As of June 1st, 2015, non-EU workers applying or renewing Residence and Work Permits must now earn above the minimum annual salary of NOK 381,000 (approximately USD 49,894) for bachelor’s degree and NOK 410,500 (approximately USD 53,727) for master’s degree…. Read more »

NORWAY – Minimum Salary Threshold Increases for Non-EU Workers

Posted on July 28, 2014

As part of their annual salary adjustment, the Norwegian Immigration Directorate has announced and has already begun implementing the new salary threshold for non-EU workers. New and renewal Residence and Work Permit applicants with bachelor’s degrees are to be paid… Read more »