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Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in the Kingdom of Norway

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Tax calculation in Norway for married couple

How the taxes are calculated in Norway for married couple? If my monthly salary is 55,000 NOK and my spouse's monthly salary is 28,000 NOK, then a) Should we taxed together or separately? b) What ...
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Savings in Germany (Munich) or in Norway(Oslo)

Which is better option for a married person (NON-EU resident) seeking good in hand savings(after tax), residence benefits, healthcare and balanced and quality life ? a) salary of EUR 69,000/- year in ...
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Remote working in Norway

Situation I'm currently contracting under an umbrella company in an EU country and am considering moving to Norway for an as-of-yet still unknown amount of time but likely between 6-12 months. I ...
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Can my wife get a Norwegian national identification number before her EU/EEA residence card, or does she have to wait?

I am a Norwegian citizen. My wife is a Russian citizen. In November 2017 we moved to Sweden together. We utilized EU/EEA law and the rights of EEA family members to apply for a EU residence card for ...
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Information regarding relocation to Trondheim, Norway [closed]

This question is regarding relocation to Trondheim for work reasons. In this regard, I do have a couple of questions: What is the typical cost to rent a fully furnished flat? How much does food cost ...
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I worked offshore in Norway, between 1978 and 1990. Will I be entitled to a Norwegian pension?

I worked offshore in Norway, between the years 1978 and 1980. Would I be entitled to be legible for a Norwegian pension?
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Living in Sweden while working in Norway, Norwegian government won't give me an S1 form

I'm a Norwegian citizen who lives in Sweden and commutes across the border to Norway for work. My wife is a Russian citizen who moved in with me in Sweden in November. We registered her as an EEA ...
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Can an EU national register for residency in Norway while still working in another EU country?

I'm wondering whether I can register for residency in Norway while still working in Spain. I'm a dutch national with a residence permit in Spain (where I'm currently working) and I'm planning to move ...
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If I live in Sweden but work in Norway, how and where can I get health care?

I am a Norwegian citizen. My work is in Norway, but very near the Swedish border. So, I could live in Sweden, and commute across the border every day to work in Norway. I would, of course, register as ...
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Working in Norway but living in Sweden. How and where will my wife get health care?

I am a Norwegian citizen who lives and works in Norway, very near the Swedish border. It is so close that if I move across the border, I could comfortably commute every day to my work in Norway. My ...
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Schengen Visa Validity Date Mistake?

I applied for a student residence permit for Norway and I was granted a visa that is valid for the wrong dates. There are two divisions to a semester in the school in Norway. The first is August Block ...
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What are the logistics and taxation ramifications of working remotely for a US company while living in Norway?

It seems like every expat scenario is little different. Here's mine. My husband and I are both US citizens and have never lived outside of the US. I have a 3 year full time position with the Norwegian ...
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Getting married in Norway - does my partner need to OWN A HOUSE?

I come from outside EU/Schengen and my Norwegian boyfriend and I want to get married in Norway. I checked the application process and necessary documents. We seem to fulfil all criteria, but there is ...
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International School vs. Full Immersion

We have two middle school aged children who we'll be moving to Norway with in a few months and we are considering schooling options. In the town we're moving to (Bergen) there are international ...
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Remote Work in Norway

Currently I work remotely in the US as a salaried employee for a US company. My wife is considering a job in Norway which will last at least 3 years. Other than the obvious timezone change, what legal,...
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Visa requirements for a Norwegian Permanent Resident to remotely work for a UK employer

I am a non-EU citizen and a Norwegian Permanent Resident. I am exploring an opportunity to remotely (from Norway) work for a UK company and I am confused about the type of visa, if any, that I need to ...
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Overstaying residence visa(work permit issued by UDI) in Norway by 1 day(5-6 hrs actually)

I have been granted Trainee Work permit by UDI(Norwegian Directorate of Immigration). I applied for visa up till 11th July as my Employment Contract ends on 10th July. As for Norway, you get a ...
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Overstaying in Norway?

My case is my visa will expire on Dec 23 2015. I got pregnant and my due date is january 9 2016. I am already 34 weeks in my pregnancy. Can I still travel by plane for 20 hours to get home to my home ...
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US citizen opening brokerage account in Norway must fill in W-9 form

I am a US citizen and have residency in Norway. Because of FATCA regulations, Skandiabanken will no longer let me buy funds or equities with them. I can switch the account over to another bank but I ...
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Will loan enforcement notice (namsfogden) affect my visa renewal? [closed]

I have been served a notice for not paying the loan by the enforcement department in Norway which comes under Police since 2007. I have a visa renewal appointment in 4 days. Will it affect my renewal? ...
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What can I do with my pension when leaving Norway?

I'm returning to Sri Lanka, after working in Norway for 2.5 years. Wondering what options I have in taking the pension accumulated.
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Has anyone ever tried to migrate to Svalbard?

This is something that I'm curious about. Its not something I plan to attempt myself but still.... I ponder. I've been reading about Svalbard lately. Apparently, according to the law that governs ...
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Can I emigrate from Norway to stop being tax resident, while still owning a house?

I am a UK citizen who is tax resident in Norway and I own an apartment in Norway. I want to understand if it is possible to leave Norway and stop being tax resident without selling my house (i.e. let ...
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Paying taxes to one country while travelling all around the world

Maybe the wrong page to ask, please redirect if so. Currently I'm living in a country inside the Schengen area (Hungary, to be more specific), but I'm planning to move to Norway (also in Schengen, ...
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Van rental service for a move inside Nordic countries from Finland to Norway?

My studies require moving from one university to another. The distance is not that long from Helsinki to Oslo but most car renting firms are not renting car here for abroad trips. Which van renting ...
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What would happen with my pension if I leave Europe and never return?

I have pensions in Norway and the UK. I was told that it is possible to transfer the funds between European countries. But what would happen if I leave Europe and never return?
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What insurances to get in Norway?

I have been living in Norway for soon over a year and I was wondering what to do with insurance. I am insured at Storebrand with my employer (private pension, travel, accident) and my girlfriend has ...
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Is there an advantage of acquiring permanent residence in Norway?

For EU citizens, after five years of residency, one can acquire a permanent oppholdstillatelse with the local authorities in Norway. Is there a particular advantage in getting such a permit other than ...
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What to do in relation to pension funds when leaving Norway?

I used to work in Norway, but have recently moved to the UK. Is there anything I need to do in relation to my pension funds in Norway? What will happen with my pension funds if I never go back to ...
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What is the eligibility for Standardfradrag for foreign employees in Norway?

When moving to Norway in December but starting employment in January, I am wondering about how one is eligible to the standardfradrag for utlanske arbeidstakere in Norway. The brochure claims that ...
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Getting a bank account without a Norwegian fødselsnummer

The process of applying for a Norwegian fødselsnummer can take quite a while. At the same time, everything in Norway is paid by credit card which you cannot get without a bank account which in return ...