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No longer necessary to be registered as resident in Norway to enter the country

Passport controlPhoto: Gorm Kallestad / NTB

From May 21, the requirements for the necessary documentation to show that you are resident in Norway, and thus have the right to enter, will change.

Multiple foreigners who have had connections to Norway, but have not been registered as resident in the country in the population register, have had to turn around at the border after being denied entry.

Now the Norwegian government is changing the documentation requirement. There will no longer be a requirement for population register proof in order to be considered a resident of Norway.

Foreigners will have to submit other documentation of permanent residence in Norway. They will also have to be able to prove that they are returning after a trip abroad/temporary stay abroad.

“We have decided to adjust the regulations for entry for foreigners residing in Norway. The ministry is now working on new criteria and will issue more detailed guidelines before the entry into force on May 21,” Minister of Justice Monica Mæland (H) said in a press release.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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