Norway

Your Expat
Community in Norway

Connect with fellow expats in Norway
Join exciting events and groups
Get information in our Norway guides
Exchange tips about expat life in Norway

David Hicks

"Thanks to my network on InterNations, I already had some contact persons to ask for support on coming to Oslo. "

Amelie Barreau

"Enjoying the great spirit of our InterNations’ Oslo Community for the last few months, I am absolutely convinced of the vision to bring people from different nations together."

Welcome to Our Expat Community in Norway!

Hei, godt å se deg and a warm welcome to our InterNations Communities in Norway! Our friendly and helpful members are waiting to help ease the stress and friction of your move and help you achieve a smooth landing in the beautiful vistas of Norway; Enkel! Whatever your question, from healthcare, to local customs, to the best districts and areas to live in, you can find the answers to almost anything you want to know — because who better to ask than a truly global community of expats who live, or have lived, in Norway? So, if you don’t know your Kjøttkaker (meat cakes) from your Trondheim (Norway’s third largest city), want to know the best areas to live in the capital Oslo, or have a whole host of other queries then you should consider joining InterNations today!

With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you are moving to another country or going on a business trip somewhere — our communities around the world are there to make you feel at home wherever you are. Feel free to check out our vibrant InterNations Communities in countries like China or Saudi Arabia.

Join Our Exciting Events in Norway

Attend our monthly events and activities for Norway expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Norway Expat Guides

  • Moving to Norway

    Moving to Norway is just the thing to do for expats who like fjords, reindeer and harsh winters. But of course, Norway has a lot more to offer than its fascinating scenery. On InterNations, you will learn all about moving to Norway, about visa requirements, public transportation, and more.
  • Living in Norway

    Living in Norway is a great opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts and expats who appreciate Scandinavia’s wilderness. After all, Norway boasts an incredible natural beauty. On InterNations, you can learn all about life in Norway, including healthcare, housing, education and more.
  • Working in Norway

    A career in Norway offers lots of business opportunities, particularly in the fields of oil and gas production. The competition from within the country is fierce, but our guide is full of useful advice for expats set on working in Norway. Read on for info on the job search, social security, and more.

Exchange Tips about living in Norway

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow members in our Norway expat forums.

Embark on Your Expat Life in Norway

Norway truly is a stunning country, with beautiful glaciers, awe-inspiring mountain passes and fairy-tale wooden churches nestled in snowy valleys. For the outdoor type it's an unparalleled country to explore — while the rest can just sit back, sip a warm beverage and enjoy the view. Not only does it have gorgeous scenery, Norway is also one of the fastest growing economies in the EU, and has a high standard of living. From burgeoning technology start-ups in the capital Oslo, to the big business of the oil industry in Stavanger on the southern peninsula, Norway is bursting with economic opportunity for any expat with the right skills and a will to succeed. With the right leg up, courtesy of InterNations and our friendly community, you can have a head start in getting to know the local culture and settling in without all the hassle. Knowledge about the best schools in your neighborhood, unique job opportunities and social events; all this and more will be available at your fingertips.

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 390 cities around the world. Meet fellow global minds in your city of residence or get to know local expatriates before you're moving or traveling abroad and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Malaysia or Spain, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Find New Friends Even before You Start Your Life in Norway

Norway is the perfect country for outdoor activities, with fishing, camping, hiking and other outdoor pursuits a regular fixture in Norwegian life. Through our busy and vibrant community you can easily find the right people with whom you can have a great time out in the wilderness. Or you can go and see an English movie, learn one of a wide range of languages spoken by our members or just relax and have a coffee and a bite to eat — it’s up to you, but you’ll find opportunities to do it all on InterNations. Just check out our InterNations Communities in Norway for a range of upcoming activities, from bike riding to Sunday brunches and more.

David Hicks

"Thanks to my network on InterNations, I already had some contact persons to ask for support on coming to Oslo. "

Amelie Barreau

"Enjoying the great spirit of our InterNations’ Oslo Community for the last few months, I am absolutely convinced of the vision to bring people from different nations together."

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