HomeResidence permits and asylum Residence permits and asylum If you are a foreign citizen and wants to stay in Norway, you'll have to register, apply for a residence permit or apply for asylum. EU/EEA citizens Registration, permanent residence permit. Residence permit Apply, renewal, permanent residence permit. Residence card First residence card, renewal, delivery. Norwegian citizenship Apply, receive a replay. Where to meet for an appointment with the police Where to go for residence permits and Norwegian citizenship. Applying for asylum in Norway Who can apply, register an application. Card for asylum seeker Renewal, processing time, lost or stolen card. Returning to your home country Forced return, Dublin return, assisted return.