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What can I do with my pension when leaving Norway?

You seem to be out of luck! If you have worked in Norway, you are only able to get your pension once you reach retirement age (67) if you have worked in Norway for more than 3 years. This webpage ...
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Paying taxes to one country while travelling all around the world

You're assuming that the place of your tax "registration" defines where you're going to be paying taxes. This assumption is incorrect. Most, if not all, countries tax income derived while you're on ...
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Getting married in Norway - does my partner need to OWN A HOUSE?

Skjøte and grunnboksutskrift are the Norwegian words for lease and the deeds. Your partner needs to present either one to prove that they can provide a place for you both to live. So to answer the ...
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What coastal ports in Norway ship to Toronto, Canada? Disregard Oslo

Ports don't ship anything to anywhere. Even if you find a ship that sails from one of these ports and happens to reach Canada, it is unlikely that it would reach Toronto. There are ways to get to the ...
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Remote Work in Norway

For this duration, you would need to register in Norway and become a member of Norwegian social security. This would normally also mean that you would need to pay taxes in Norway. As the taxes in ...
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Van rental service for a move inside Nordic countries from Finland to Norway?

We've recently used a 'man with a van' to move some of my fiancée's belongings from Finland to the UK. We found him on a Facebook group for FI-GB expats who were recommending him to other members. It ...
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Has anyone ever tried to migrate to Svalbard?

So your question is - has anyone migrated there? Yes, yes they have. In the first half of 2014, 167 people moved to Svalbard. A total of 167 persons moved to Svalbard during the first half-year; ...
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Can I emigrate from Norway to stop being tax resident, while still owning a house?

I asked a Norwegian tax lawyer who sent me a link to the relevant Norwegian law (section 2-1: "Persons resident in Norway"). The condition for exiting tax residence regarding home ownership says this:...
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Paying taxes to one country while travelling all around the world

Let's look at your situation (living and working from Hungary for a Norwegian company -- either your own consulting business or directly on the payroll of your clients). I agree with littleadv 's ...
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What would happen with my pension if I leave Europe and never return?

In the case when you need to do nothing to get your pension currently and it automatically goes into your bank account all the time: Although one approach is to seek whether you can have these funds ...
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What insurances to get in Norway?

Depends on your situation I think. If you rent a home you definitely want a good Innbo-insurance. If you own a home you need to have a Villa-insurance. If you have kids I'd recommend Barne-insurance....
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Overstaying in Norway?

Assuming the child has now been born in Norway, you no longer have a problem. For the benefit of others, I will answer as if it is still December 2015 and your visa has not yet expired. If you have ...
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Schengen Visa Validity Date Mistake?

Contact Norwegian embassy or consulate that has issued you the visa and explain them the situation. They may be able to fix this within days.
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Living in Sweden while working in Norway, Norwegian government won't give me an S1 form

However, it looks like this issue needs to be resolved before she can even get legal residency in Sweden. This turned out to be incorrect. Even if Skatteverket had refused to register her, her stay ...
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If I live in Sweden but work in Norway, how and where can I get health care?

Based on both the EU's site on cross border healthcare and the Norwegian Directorate of eHealth site, you should be covered in both countries. You have to register yourself with Norway's Health ...
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Working in Norway but living in Sweden. How and where will my wife get health care?

As stated in If I live in Sweden but work in Norway, how and where can I get health care? you are covered in both countries. However your wife is only covered fully in Sweden. As stated on the EU's ...
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Tax calculation in Norway for married couple

You can calculate your taxes using this webpage of the Norwegian tax authority: https://skattekalkulator.app.skatteetaten.no - switch to English in the upper right corner. This uses the same engine ...
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Savings in Germany (Munich) or in Norway(Oslo)

This really depends. Taxes are lower in Germany but Munich has become very expensive to live in, even compared to Oslo. However, Norway includes its health insurance and better pension benefits in ...
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Working remotely with Schengen visa - is it possible?

The Schengen visa in and of itself doesn't give you any permission to work and there are indeed restrictions on that. If you were to come to the Schengen area to work for a brief period of time, you ...
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Schengen Visa Validity Date Mistake?

This happened to me recently. Italian embassy issued a visa with a validity of 30-6-19 till 13-8-19. It was five days short of my intended travel itinerary but number of days of stay was 30 which was ...
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What are the logistics and taxation ramifications of working remotely for a US company while living in Norway?

I'm not an expert on this subject, but from what I understand there are generally two ways to do this. Have the company establish a subsidiary company in the foreign country and make your husband an ...
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US citizen opening brokerage account in Norway must fill in W-9 form

According to the Internal Revenue Service (2014), An individual or entity (Form W-9 requester) who is required to file an information return with the IRS must obtain your correct taxpayer ...
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Visa requirements for a Norwegian Permanent Resident to remotely work for a UK employer

You only need UK visa if you are going to be resident in the UK for any period of time. Note that this may include short business visits depending on your nationality.
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Overstaying residence visa(work permit issued by UDI) in Norway by 1 day(5-6 hrs actually)

If you come from a country that can enter the Schengen area visa-free, you could stay in Norway for up to 90 days past your expiration date. If not, read on. No, unless you're prevented from leaving ...
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