After having been appointed at Hedmark University of Applied Sciences, you should apply for a visa and a work permit as soon as possible. For more information on work permits visit the website of The Directorate of Immigration (UDI)
Before moving to Norway we also advice you to contact your local employment, social security and tax office to find out how going to Norway will affect you status as regards taxes and benefits. It is also important that you bring your passport/valid ID-card.
Register with Immigration
In general, you have to register within 7 days of your arrival in Norway at the Immigration Office at the Police Department. You will need to register with the police, the Immigration Office at Hamar police station. You must always book an appointment in advance.
EU citizens do not need to apply for a work permit, but need to register at the Immigration Office at the Police Department in Hamar.
ID number (fødselsnummer) and registration with the National Population Register, and paying taxes
You will need a tax deduction card (electronic) if you intend to work in Norway. In order to get a tax deduction card you first need a national identity number (fødselsnummer). If you will be in Norway for a short period, you may be issued a temporary D number.
You need to open a Norwegian bank account. To open a bank account you must take along your passport, a passport photo and documentation that you have a D-number or personal identity number to the bank.