Information for non-native speakers

Here you will find information about your rights and duties in the Norwegian society. You will also find information about what you should do if you think you have been treated by the police in a way that is not according to rules and regulations.

Schengen Information System (SIS)

The Schengen Information System (SIS) is a central information system for entering and consulting alerts on wanted or missing persons and objects in the Schengen Area.

Apply for visa and residence permit on the Internet

Application Portal Norway

You may register your application for a visa and a residence permit to Norway online, using the new Application Portal Norway.


Removal is an administrative decision that means that the subject of the order must leave Norway. 


A deportation order will mean that a foreign national must leave the country and be subject to a ban on entry of a shorter or longer duration.