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Study Permit for Skilled Workers in Norway


Skilled Worker(s) when aiming to work in Norway must have a relevant qualification and working experience to land a job in Norway, this program of study permit would allow them to have an additional education in Norway and be recognized their education in Norway for them to be able to work. Contact Visa Online Assistance and send us an email at or visit for more information. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Study Permit for Skilled Workers in Norway

Study Permit for Skilled Workers in Norway
  • To have Additional Education, for your Education
    be Recognized in Norway

  • Norway has joined and registered to an event to
    Euro JOB Today February 2016, where available
    jobs were identified as in demand for the
    following nursing professionals, healthcare
    workers, primary school teachers, early childhood
    teacher child care workers, follow this link
    for more information, https//www.europeanjobdays.
    eu/en/content/norway. Moreover, with the nurses
    According to NAVs corporate survey, nursing is
    the profession with the greatest deficit of
    workers in Norway. The business survey from the
    NPD charts the demand for and the lack of
    workers, both in counties and businesses. This is
    serious for the patients, and the Government must
    react. Both current and future patients need an
    increase in nursing, Leader of the Norwegian
    Nursing Association, according to Eli Gunhild By.
    According to NAV, a shortage of 3,600 nurses, an
    increase from 2015, when the deficit was 2,350
    nurses.- Norway Today, 04.28.2017
  • This type of Residence Permit to study in Norway
    is for skilled workers who want to have an
    additional education or qualification in Norway,
    for them to recognize their existing
    education/qualification by taking further
    education to Norway. Most Norwegian employers
    would prefer to get skilled worker which has a
    relevant qualification similarly, or skills that
    is comparable to the local education and
    workforce system in Norway, or if the foreign
    skilled workers is likely to require to
    getting a registration from recognition
    authority license or authorization for them to
    be able to work in Norway, whereby this is a
    prerequisite for certain occupation requiring
    registration e.g., for nurses and etc. confirming
    that you, foreign skilled worker(s) would need
    to study additional education or working
    experience for you to work in Norway, and that
    they would give information about the what
    course(s) to undertake, Norwegian class, work
    experience or education you are lacking.

  • Additionally, skilled worker must have this
    education below as requirements of relating to
    your education/qualifications excerpt from UDI
  • You must have one of the following types of
  • a completed vocational training programme of at
    least three years at upper secondary school
    level, for example as a joiner or health worker.
    There must be a corresponding vocational training
    programme in Norway.
  • completed education or degree from a university/
    university college, for example a bachelor's
    degree as an engineer or nurse
  • special qualifications that you have obtained
    through long work experience, if relevant in
    combination with courses etc. A permit is only
    granted in such cases in exceptional
    circumstances. Your qualifications must be
    equivalent to those of someone who has completed
    vocational training.
  • When applying for a residence permit to study
    study permit for skilled worker to have
    additional education be recognized in Norway, an
    applicant must demonstrate that (s) he meets the
    criteria in relation to Section 26 of the Acts -
    Section 6-19 residence permit for students, that
    they must have been accepted to institution from
    Norway for their intended register program, and
    able to provide a plan of study. Further to
    this, skilled workers need to cover the living
    cost for a year in Norway, which at least NOK 103
    950 per year, and cover the tuition fee cost (if
    you are require to pay a tuition) and provide
    information about his/her stay accommodation
    in Norway. You may also include your immediate
    family member to join you in Norway, while
    holding this type of a residence permit (study
    permit) for skilled worker to have additional
    education, hence be recognized for your education
    to Norway. You can also work 20 hours per week or
    full-time during breaks and holidays, while the
    validity of your study permit is up to 2 years.

  • This residence permit (study permit)
    application for Norway, is a solely the
    discretion of the case officer of UDI, when
    getting the decision, whom would handle your
    application, it is their power to decline or
    refuse your residence permit application to study
    under this program Additional education in order
    for your education to be recognized in Norway,
    as per section 65 of the Acts -If there is no
    doubt that the conditions are met, the
    Directorate of Immigration may authorize the
    police to grant a residence permit for sub-par.
    g) foreign nationals who are given a residence
    permit for education purposes or for scientific,
    religious or cultural purposes etc., under
    sections 6-19 to 6-29 and section 6-31, and who
    are given the right to submit an application from
    the realm in accordance with guidelines made by
    the Directorate of Immigration under section
    10-1, second paragraph.
  • Have you got a rejection to your application for
    a residence permit to study in Norway refused? We
    may able to assist you to reapply or make an
    appeal application to UDI to your refused
    residence permit for study permit to Norway.
  • Or have you receive an admission offer from
    institution in Norway, and wanting to ensure that
    you follow the guidelines and regulations to
    ensure the approval of your study permit, contact
    Visa Online Assistance for your residence permit
    application to study in Norway by sending an
    e-mail at for more
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