New applications for work and residence permits, and extensions of existing permits, must now meet the following annual gross minimum salary thresholds:

  • NOK 382,900 for BA degree holders
  • NOK 412,600 for MA degree holders

Previously, the thresholds were NOK 381,000 for BA degree holders and NOK 410,500 for MA applicants.

If the foreign national is working in a sector, where there is a collective bargaining agreement in place, they must receive the agreed wage in the industry-specific agreement.

This summary was prepared using information obtained from the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration.

Disclaimer: The above information is provided for general information purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. If you have any further inquiries regarding the applicability of this information, please contact the Regional Immigration Manager, EMEA, Vladimir Dziak: