Applicants with professional qualifications from a country within EU/EEA
What are you applying for?
If you have acquired your professional qualifications in a country comprised by the EEA-agreement and wish to apply for permanent or temporary approval to work in a profession within the profession group electrical skilled worker, follow these instructions.
If you have acquired your professional qualifications in a country comprised by the EEA-agreement and wish to apply for permanent or temporary approval to work within the profession group professionally responsible for work related to electrical installations, follow these instructions.
About the process
To get the fastest possible processing time, make sure you:
- Specify what profession you want approval to practice in Norway. You can only apply for approval to pursue a profession to which you are educated and have practice experience from abroad.
- Provide all documentation in accordance with the list of documentation that you must attach to your application.
It is an advantage that you can speak and write a Scandinavian language, or that you can speak and write English.
Once we have received the required information and documentation, we will evaluate your professional qualifications
Responses from DSB will be sent as a letter to the person who has assessed his/her professional qualifications.
Expected processing time
Application of permanent approval will be processed as quickly as possible, and no later than 4 (four) months after the application has been satisfactorily documented.
Verification of your professional qualifications regarding temporary provision of service will be processed as quickly as possible, and no later than 2 (two) months after the professional qualifications has been satisfactorily documented.
Note! Due to the a large number of applications, we experience longer processing time and are not able to respond to applications/notifications within the above-mentioned deadlines.
Before you call us, please check that you have followed the instructions of how to obtain approval to work in a regulated profession within the profession group electrical skilled worker and the profession group professionally responsible for work related to electrical installations in Norway.
Phone number: +47 33 41 25 00
Phone hours Monday to Thursday: 09:00 - 11:00
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