- Norway increased the country’s minimum salary requirements for residence permits granted for work purposes
The government of Norway increased the country’s minimum salary requirements for residence permits granted for work purposes. As a result, the following salary requirements now apply:
- Employees who require a master’s degree require payment of at least NOK 480,900 per tax year.
- Employees who require a bachelor’s degree require payment of at least NOK 448,900 per tax year.
- Applicants of both pathways may receive a lower salary if they can document that this is normal for the occupation where they are to work.
- An applicant must be paid the joint wage rate if they work in an industry where a collective agreement applies.
What are the Changes?
The government of Norway introduced new minimum salary requirements for foreign nationals holding specific work permits.
Continue to check the government of Norway’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.
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