Declare entry to immigration authorities

Non-EU/EEA

If you will be staying in Norway for more than 90 days, you must first apply for a student residence permit. More information here. You are required to declare entry into Norway to the local immigration authorities within two weeks of arrival.

In Bodø, the local police station registers arrivals. Registration is by appointment only. If you did not create an appointment when you submitted your application for a study permit, you can do so on UDI's application portal. 

Remember to take any supporting documentation as stipulated by UDI, including:

  • your passport with certified copies,
  • the cover letter from the application portal,
  • UDI's checklist,
  • rental contract,
  • letter of admission to Nord University.

Please note: this list is indicative only and may not reflect UDI's complete documentation requirements. Always follow requirements / instructions issued by UDI.

EU/EEA

If you will be staying in Norway for more than 90 days, you must register with the local immigration authorities within 2 weeks of arrival.

In Bodø, the local police station registers arrivals. Registration is by appointment only. You can make a time for an appointment in UDI's application portal. 

Remember to take any supporting documentation as stipulated by UDI, including:

  • national identity card or passport,
  • European Health Insurance Card or documentation of private health insurance,
  • documentation of financial capacity,
  • rental contract,
  • letter of admission to Nord University.

Please note: this list is indicative only and may not reflect UDI's complete documentation requirements. Always follow requirements / instructions issued by UDI.

NB: Residents of Nordic countries are not required to register temporary stays in Norway.

Immigration authorities

Norwegian Directorate of Immigration
Application portal

Bodø Police Station
Kongens gate 81, Bodø
+47 48 88 74 75
Telephone times:
Monday - Thursday 9:00am-11:00am