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Service Centre for Foreign Workers

 

The opening hours during Easter holidays

The Service Centres for Foreign Workers in Oslo and Stavanger will be closed during the Easter holidays, starting Monday, 14 April. The centres will open again on Tuesday, 22 April.


The Labour Inspection Authority, the Police, the Tax Administration, and the Directorate of Immigration are in cooperation responsible for the operation of the three Service Centres for Foreign Workers in Norway. Here, both employers and employees can obtain information and initiate a fast-track handling of applications. The Service Centre’s staff speak several languages.

The Service Centre has been established to serve:
- persons covered by the EU/EEA regulations in the Foreigners' Act and intending to work in Norway
workers from countries outside the EU/EEA area 
- family members and employers of the abovementioned groups of people

The Service Centre in Kirkenes also serves:
- Russian citizens from the Barents Region
- Russian cross-border commuters living in the Barents Region
- Russian stallholders

For these categories, permissions are granted on condition that the persons will work in Nordland, Troms or Finnmark County.

 

At the Service Centre you may:

- be issued a registration certificate (applies for EU/EEA nationals)
- submit documentation / have your residence permit implemented (applies for skilled workers, specialists, and their family members from countries outside the EU/EEA area)
- apply for a tax deduction card and in this case obtain a D-number
- hand in notification of immigration and in this case obtain a national identity number
- obtain information on rights and obligations as an employee in Norway
- obtain information on identity cards for building and construction sites and the cleaning industry

 

Before you visit the Service Centre

The Police offices at the Service Centres accept only electronic applications. Therefore, you must register your application and book an appointment at https://selfservice.udi.no prior to your arrival at the centre. In order to book an appointment at the Service Centre in Oslo, please choose Oslo, Service Center for Foreign Workers when asked for a police district you are applying from. In order to book an appointment at the Service Centre in Stavanger, please choose Rogaland Police District, Service Centre for Foreign Workers.


During your visit at the Service Centre

In most of the cases you have to present yourself at the Service Centre in person. Remember to bring valid identification documents and papers that prove the right of your stay and work in Norway. Such documents can be:
- a valid passport or ID card that is recognized as a travel document in the Schengen area
- an employment contract or certificate from your Norwegian employer (if you are working for a staffing agency, you have to submit an additional confirmation of the project that you are working on)
- housing documents (proving rent or purchase of a place of residence in Norway)
- documentation of marriage / family relationship (applies for family immigration)
- evidence of professional competence (applies for nationals from the countries outside the EU/EEA area)
- proof of income in Norway (applies for permanent residence/renewal)

 

Contact information and opening hours

Oslo
Address: Schweigaardsgate 17, Oslo (in the office of Skatt øst)
Opening hours:
From 15 September until 14 May: Monday - Friday  09:00-15:00
From 15 May until 14 September: Monday - Friday  09:00-14:30

Stavanger
Address: Lagårdsveien 46, Stavanger (in the office of Skatt vest)
Opening hours: 
From 15 September until 14 May: Monday - Friday  09:00-15.00
From 15 May until 14 September: Monday - Friday  09:00-14:30
The Police information desk: Monday - Friday 09:00-11:45 (all year)
The office of the Labour Inspection Authority opens at 12:00 on Mondays (all year)

Kirkenes
Address: the Tax Administration: Pasvikveien 2, Kirkenes / the Police: Rådhussvingen 1, Kirkenes
Opening hours:
The Tax Administration: Monday - Friday 09:00-14:30
The Police: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00-14:00 (Thursday - closed)

 

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Service Centre for Foreign Workers - Oslo - Stavanger - Kirkenes