Live in Norway

Norway is a thouroghly organised country built on social democratic values. We expect people to pay their taxes and behave responsibly. In return, people get free schools, proper health care, worker’s rights and more. Facts about Norway: Living and working in Norway

Work and residence permit
We will help out with the application and procedures related to work and residence permit for both you and your family. For more info: udi.no / nyinorge.no

Accomodation
We will help you to find suitable accomodation close to the workplace.

Kindergarten and school
Kindergarten and public school is relatively cheap in Norway. Kindergarden is available for children from 1 to 5 years. In Norway all children from 6 years have both the right and the obligation to go to school.

The National Insurance Scheme
If you live and work in Norway you are a member of the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme. To read more: nav.no

Work in Norway

For information about the Norwegian society, advices and practical information, rights and responsibilities. See: work in norway - the official guide

Working hours
In principle, normal working hours are 7,5 hour per day, 5 days a week. An alternative arrangement is permitted - average calculation of working hours. This means that the employee can work more in some periods and less in others. To read more: arbeidstilsynet.no

Health and safety
The responsibility for a satisfactory working environment lies both with the employer and the employee. Our HSE work is top priority and is rooted in the company's management philosophy.

Tax and tax return
If you work for a Norwegian employer all income and additional benefits is taxable. When you arrive in Norway you apply for a tax deduction card. With the the tax deduction card we will deduct the correct amount of tax from your salary each month. Your Norwegian national ID number will also be specified on the tax deduction card. For more information: taxnorway.no and skatteetaten.no

You will receive a tax return from the Norwegian Tax Administration in March/April. The tax return gives an overview of your income, deductions, assets and debts for the last income year. skatteetaten.no/tax-return

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More questions?

For any questions about live and work in Norway please feel free to contact us !

Jorid Sunde
VP Administration
7ocean People AS
Ronny Eidsvik
VP Sales and Recruitment
7ocean People AS