Russia invaded Ukraine on 24th February 2022. On this page you will find content about the war in Ukraine and its consequences for Norway.

Minister of Justice and Public Security Emilie Enger Mehl

Ukrainians in Norway need to register

25/04/2022: Registration with the police is Ukrainians’ ticket to Norwegian society.

Norwegian support to Ukraine and neighbouring countries

11/05/2022: An overview of Norway’s support to Ukraine and its neighbouring countries in response to the war in Ukraine is available below. This information will be updated on an ongoing basis.

War against Ukraine affects relations with Russia

05/03/2022: Norway is reducing its contact with the Russian authorities to a minimum as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. This is in line with the actions of other European countries and allies. Cooperation that is essential to ensure Norway’s safety and security will be maintained.

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The Norwegian Government wants to ensure that Ukrainian refugees are included more quickly in Norwegian society

29/04/2022: The Norwegian Government is submitting a Proposition to the Storting, proposing temporary amendments to several Acts. The objective is to ensure that the legislation is flexible enough for the municipalities to quickly and effectively handle a large number of refugees.

Ukrainian refugees will be granted an extension of the right to drive cars in Norway

22/04/2022: “Ukrainian refugees must be confident that they can drive a car when they reside in Norway. We will therefore extend the duration of the validity period for Ukrainian driving licenses to one year”, says Minister of Transport Jon-Ivar Nygård.