Find your application type

Click your application type in the list below, and check how long you will normally have to wait for a reply to your application. The listed waiting times apply from the date when you submitted all necessary documents to the police.

To apply for a residence permit in Norway, you must register your application in the Directorate of Immigration's application portal, where you can also book an appointment with your local police.

Bring a valid passport or ID card and all necessary documents to your appointment with the police.