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Norway > Financial


How To Open A Bank Account In Norway

Thursday July 02, 2020 (10:46:41)

If you are looking to relocate to Norway, then you will need to consider your options with regard to banking. Typically, expats choose to maintain an existing account at home, open an international account with an existing bank, or open a new account in their destination country.   more ...

Norway > Property


How To Rent Or Buy Property In Norway

Monday May 11, 2020 (16:37:54)

Norway is a Scandinavian country that’s full of rocky mountain peaks, icy glaciers, and deep coastal fjords. Norway isn’t only renowned for being the historic home of the fearsome vikings, but also for its thriving economy – it was declared the world’s richest country in 2018 by The World Bank. The World Economic Forum says that Norway is the wealthiest and most inclusive country in the world. The country is also consistently ranked in the top 5 happiest countries in the world by the World Health Organisation.   more ...

Norway > Moving


How To Apply For A Visa In Norway

Monday March 16, 2020 (17:28:33)

Norway, a prosperous Scandinavian nation with a strong economy and an attractive standard of living, is an appealing destination for many expats. Whether or not you will need a visa in order to travel there, for a holiday or to take up employment, will depend on your reasons for travel and your nationality. We will look at some of your options below.   more ...

Norway > Working


How To Find A Job In Norway

Monday December 09, 2019 (11:37:45)

Norway is a member of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), together with Iceland, Lichtenstein and Switzerland. Relations between the EFTA and EU countries are defined by the European Economic Area (EEA) Agreement which upholds the four freedoms of the European Union: free movement of goods, people, freedom of establishment and provision of services, and freedom of capital between member states.   more ...

Norway > Health


How To Register With The Health System In Norway

Monday November 11, 2019 (18:21:45)

Norway’s healthcare system is arguably one of the best in the world. Founded on the principles of free choice of provider and decentralisation, the healthcare system operates in a similar style to many other Nordic countries: a municipal structure.   more ...

Norway > Health


How Much Do Health Procedures Cost In Norway?

Monday November 11, 2019 (18:05:58)

Working out the cost of medical treatments can be an arduous task. After all, there’s a distinct difference between the price a procedure costs the medical facility, and the price it charges the patient — and often, these prices are subjective to individual hospitals.   more ...

Norway > Financial


How High Is The Cost Of Expat Living In Oslo?

Thursday August 16, 2018 (08:04:08)

Norway is well known for being an expensive place to live, particularly its capital city of Oslo. But how much more expensive is living in Oslo really, compared to many other European cities? And is it worth a higher cost of living for a better quality of life? Norway has plenty of positive attributes, such as its outstanding healthcare system (ranked fifth in the world by the World Health Organization), and its reputation as a family-friendly state. The standard of living, with good state pensions, paid paternity leave, more than average annual leave per year and shorter than average working weeks are all perks that can be enjoyed as part of life in Norway.   more ...

Norway > Living


Choosing Your Child's School In Oslo - A Guide For Expat Parents

Wednesday July 11, 2018 (13:31:24)

Norway’s capital has a reputation for being a great place to raise a family. The clean, safe city life is complimented by a national love of the great outdoors and ready access to Oslofjord.   more ...

Norway > Education


Thinking Of Studying Abroad? Norway Is Where You'll Be Happiest

Wednesday May 24, 2017 (12:17:53)
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Education is undoubtedly one of the most important aspects of life. In today’s competitive world it often feels essential to have a college degree.

Students between the ages of 16 and 21 from all across the globe are now seeking admission in colleges and universities overseas. This gives them the chance to experience a whole new culture, lead a different lifestyle, pick up a foreign language, meet various people, and live independently. At the same time, a degree from a foreign university can also add to their professional profile and boost their career prospects for the future.   more ...

Norway > Links


Norway - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Tuesday May 02, 2017 (15:03:48)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Norway and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

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