Living in Norway: everything you need to know

Living in Norway: everything you need to know 


I quit everything and change my life!

How many times have you thought / said this sentence ?

Often, however, you are bound and afraid because you do not know how to move ?

Don't worry! We have created a tailor-made guide for you.

Today's country is... Norway!

With our tricks you will be able to visit this land so mysterious and rich.

We start with a short scanner of the country that will help you to find a house in Norway more easily.

As you read before, Norway is one of the richest nations in Europe, one of the most developed and, despite the cold and harsh climate, boasts wonderful landscapes almost enchanted.

Located in Northern Europe is famous for its rigor and welfare that allows all citizens to have a high standard of living.

Let us go into detail.


Norway is not part of the European Union, it is detached from this reality both culturally and politically.


Strange but true, it was once considered the "poor sister", Norway, after the discovery of oil in the North Sea in 1960, found itself catapulted on the podium of the richest countries on the continent.


It is no coincidence that the strong Euroscepticism has burst into flames in this nation, given the condition of extreme European crisis and great Norwegian stability.


As always, we start with the documents needed to enter Norway.


Here is the bureaucratic process


1.Apply according to procedures 

2. If you can obtain the right of residence, you will not automatically have a permanent residence permit, which will only be obtained after five years of living in Norway.


So, how do I get my residence permit?


You must register on the Internet and go to the nearest police station with the documents and any employment contract.

You will obtain a certificate of registration indefinitely and without any obligation to renew.


Of course, after the age of 5, you can apply for and obtain permanent residence.



As we remember in all our guides, it is very useful to find a job to have more guarantees and stability.


The key to everything is English. Knowing English is the basis of your experience in Norway, also because in all these Nordic countries, everyone can communicate in English.

After the discovery of oil, the nation has invested heavily in services and the public sector, but the other sectors are also always ready to welcome new workers.

Find a temporary job so as not to risk problems and to be able to get around better.


Are you a student? Norway is tailor-made for you! 

The services provided at the level of education, are free and of the highest level for those who want to improve their cultural background.



Now let's get to the main part: finding a home 


 Prices vary from area to area.

In the capital the costs are much higher than in neighboring cities, but there is a solution for everyone!


The excellent connections allow you to find a 'home outside of Oslo but perfectly accessible by public transport.


The market is not very thriving, as most of the population of Norway owns a home ownership.


You might want to jump on the leases.


Rentals for a two-room apartment start at 600 euros per month, in the heart of Oslo.

If you are looking for a larger house, such as a three-room apartment, the prices rise to 1200 euros per month.


We recommend that you look for a temporary accommodation, to make you an idea later more in line with your needs.


Last but not least, the cost of living.


Norway is one of the most expensive countries, but the level of well-being is very high.

Salaries are also high and proportionate to the general thing in life.



In conclusion, if you are looking for a place to start from scratch but investing so much and well, we strongly recommend this nation, rich in all senses.


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