Immigration and integration

The Ministry of Justice has responsibility for the Government’s immigration and integration policy. The government is working to reduce the number of asylum seekers without the need for protection, faster settlements of persons who receive residence, and faster return of persons without legal residence in Norway.

Questions and answers about Norwegian immigration policy

How is responsibility divided between the Ministry, the Directorate of Immigration and the Immigration Appeals Board?

Readmission agreements

Overview of countries Norway has signed readmission agreements with.

Statistics on immigration

Key figures and facts about immigration to Norway.

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Immigration and Immigrants 2015–2016

Report from Norway to the OECD with statistics on migration and on the composition of immigrants and their Norwegian-born children.


Department for Integration

Phone: 22 24 74 61
Address: Postboks 8119 Dep, , 0032 Oslo
Visitor address: Krikegata 18, 0032 Oslo

Ministry of Education and Research

Phone: +47 22 24 90 90
Address: Postboks 8119 Dep, 0032 Oslo
Visitor address: Kirkegata 18, Oslo

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