In the world there are various countries those allow the foreigners or immigrants to their countries. In this way the skilled people get a better chance to live and earn more at the same time the country that allows the skilled person get new talent. The strategy, laws and regulations change with passage of time, but these changes are minor or some time alter their policies. A permanent residence permit is awarded to foreign national who has completed three years stay in Norway on a legal residence permit. The stay of foreign national should be continuous and according to Immigration Act, Section 11-2 of the Regulations and administrative practice. According to condition a foreign national during the last three years have not stayed outside the country for more than seven months in all. However, each absence cannot be more than three months. It is also a part of condition that the foreign national will prove his/her identity. The permanent residence permit will ineffective a visa bearer stayed outside Norway more than two years consecutively. It is also necessary requirement according to Norway immigration law that an immigrant will complete tuition in the Norwegian language and social studies. An applicant can apply for Norwegian citizenship if he/she has spent his/her last seven years in Norway from ten years.
A permanent residence permit gives an opportunity to live and work in Norway for indefinite period. The basic rule is simple just spend three years before this application. There are special formula and rules for EEA countries and their families. When an applicant will apply for a permanent residence permit he/she will submit all necessary and valid documents to police. In case of missing a document will demand an explanation and due to this the process will take more time. It is also necessary that provides correct and up-to-date information any incorrect information will be negative for an applicant. There are some category of permits, which are used as a base to obtain permanent residence permit. These permits are
1. Skilled worker or specialist permit:
The work permit is awarded for skilled worker class, this is for specific job and for specific organisation. This work permits is usually issued for full-time skilled workers and this permit is issued for one year, but it is easily renewable. The package will be same as Norway standard and rules will remain constant.
2. Self-employed person permit:
A self-employed person in Norway can apply for a residence permit. This permit is awarded to those applicants who have a plan to establish permanent personal business in Norway. Initially this permit is granted for one year and this permit holder have to the right multiple entries to Norway until the expiry of this permits.
3. Family immigration permits to be with a foreign citizen that currently holds a permanent residence permit
Family immigration permit is issued on the basis of family reunion and a person can settle in Norway under this permits permission. Family immigration permit will release the family member whose family settle in Norway will sponsor the applicant and it is necessary that the applicant must be Norwegian or Nordic national or have residence permit.
4. Refugee or resettlement permit
5. Permit given because of humanitarian issues or asylum problems
Permanent Residence Permit Requirement:
1. Norway immigration documents those prove legally stay for the last three years.
2. Last three years travelling record such as tickets, visa letters, etc
3. Norwegian language course completion document.
4. Fresh color passport photograph.
5. Photocopies of all stamped pages in applicant passport.
6. Good conduct is also a plus point for a permanent residence permit.
7. Employers offer letter.