The police

The Norwegian police service is responsible for preventing and combating crime and ensuring the safety of people in Norway.

If you want to work in Norway you have to contact the police to register or apply for a residence permit.

Norwegian Directorate of Immigration

The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) is Norway's central immigration agency. The directorate administers legal immigration, processes residence permit applications and works to prevent illegal immigration.

Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority

The Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority checks that companies in Norway are complying with working environment regulations. You can contact the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority's helpline  call centre service +47 73 19 97 00, if you have any questions about your working environment.