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Gaël Laurans already did a good job explainig the generics, I'll add some UK specific information. First of all, the government has a page on how to claim the State Pension when you are living abroad. Depending on when you were born you might need to have enough UK NI contribution years to be able to claim at least some pension. I couldn't find a full table ...


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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 from the University of Oslo for its international employees explains this: 3 years of employment is required to get a pension from the Norwegian Public Service ...


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I know that at least Sixt allows you to rent a car from Finland and drive it in other Nordic countries, including Norway, but you have to let them know about your plan to drive it abroad before you rent. You also have to be at least 21 years old to rent a van type car. They also allow you to just take it one way, but the cost for that is pretty steep (~...


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The Norwegian Tax Administration is obliged to give a binding "forhåndsuttalelser" (advance rulings). Questions that you want to get an advance ruling on, have to be quite specific questions. From what I understand from the brochure is that the first year, you will be under the "Begrenset skattepliktig" category (limited taxable). Where you can get 1/12 per ...


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If the rules in the EEA are similar to those within the EU, you do get additional rights but those are not necessarily contingent on getting the permit (at least that's what the EU suggests but I am told it's not entirely settled). Under this interpretation, you are a permanent resident by virtue of having lived and worked in the country for five years, the ...


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It depends completely on the specifics of your situation, there is no general rule. I am not sure how EU law applies to this situation and it would in any case not cover the years you worked outside of the EU so you might have to deal with each country individually and the relevant bilateral agreements. You also have to make a distinction between different ...


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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 their soil, with very specific exceptions (usually defined through tax treaties). In addition, the country of your citizenship can always decide how and when to ...


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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 question: no, your partner doesn't need to OWN the house. This information can be found in English on the UDI website Housing documentation the lease or ...


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It should be possible to open a Norwegian bank account using a D-number. This is basically a temporary (dummy) ID number for foreigners. There may be other requirements such as country of residence and (large) minimum deposit. Of course, it takes time to apply for this so if you plan to stay more than six months, you may as well apply for the real ID number ...


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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 Norway are higher than in the US, this does normally imply that you do not need to pay taxes in the US for the duration of your stay. I think that it would be the ...


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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 cost around €300, which is about a quarter of the cost we expected to pay if we'd have gone with either the quotes we'd had from 'official' moving companies, ...


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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; 61 of which were foreigners, and 158 moved away; 39 of which were foreigners. Overall, migration resulted in 22 more foreigners and 13 fewer Norwegians. ...


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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: "the person or his close associates (spouse, partner or minor children) do not have a home available in this country (meaning to directly or indirectly own, ...


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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 answer: you're most probably to be taxable in Hungary. There is an income tax treaty between Norway and Hungary, see this link: http://www.regjeringen.no/upload/...


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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 sent to your bank in your current country of residence instead, another approach is to simply keep the bank accounts and cards associated with it and either ...


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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. The Travel-insurance is vital in all cases, so if you lose that; get a private one. It covers most things that could happen while on the go; except for ...


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Check the details of your innboforsikring, mine from Tryg includes legal expenses and private liability insurance ("Rettshjelp og privatansvar"), and I would guess other insurance companies do the same. This is the case for both their standard and "ekstra" insurance. See for instance here: http://www.tryg.no/forsikringer/innboforsikring.html


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This firstly depends on how long you have lived in Norway and if you are thinking about private or public pension. Within the EU, most countries fortunately have an agreement over transferring the earned pensions. Both Norway and Great Britain are members of this agreement, i.e. your public pension is transfered. However, a good share of your pension in ...


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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 missed the chance to renew your visa, and you cannot renew it by briefly leaving the country (which in this case of course you couldn't), then it is generally ...


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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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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 site on cross border workers: If you work and are insured in (...) Norway, (...) your dependants can receive treatment in the country where you work only when ...


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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 its taxes which come on top in Germany. Oslo is much smaller than Munich, therefore commutes are typically shorter but this depends on where you would live and ...


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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 in Sweden would still have been completely legal, as an EEA family member. I did not manage to get an S1 from HELFO, although I suppose it might have been ...


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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 as the actual tax calculation, it should be correct. Norway has only few rules that give benefits to married people; every married couple is automatically taxed ...


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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 Department to get access to Norway's healthcare: If you are a worker and you carry out your work in Norway and are a resident of another EU/EEA country or ...


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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 correctly counted as per my intended travel stay within European countries. But issuing me a five day short of my intended departure from Europe it really ...


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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 employee of that subsidiary Your husband establishes his own company in foreign country and operates as an independent contractor. This interesting article ...


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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 identification number (TIN) which may be your social security number (SSN), individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN), adoption taxpayer identification number (...


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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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