For more than a thousand years Norwegian and British ships have been crossing paths on trade routes over the North Sea. A rich exchange of language, culture and traditions has continued ever since and Norway and the UK are today close political allies and trading partners.

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The European Economic Area (EEA) Agreement ensures that Norway can take part in the EU single market, and thus benefit from the free movement of persons, goods, services and capital. It guarantees non-discrimination and equal rules and competition throughout the EEA.

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All applicants must schedule an appointment online in order to apply for a new passport.

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The Norwegian Embassy has received enquiries regarding the consequences of the EU referendum held on 23 June. The embassy wishes to inform that there are no immediate changes for Norwegian citizens residing in the UK. Following the referendum, the UK is expected to start negotiations with the EU, however, until the negotiations are completed there are no changes in the conditions for Eur

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Nationals of certain countries need a visa in order to visit Norway for up to 90 days. All foreign nationals who are to stay in Norway for more than 90 days must have a residence permit. Foreign nationals who are to work in Norway will in many cases need to have a residence permit, even for stays of less than 90 days.

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