Jobseekers toolkit for Norway

Jobseekers toolkit for Norway


Public Employment service  EURES, the European Job Mobility Portal

NAV Service Centre EURES Phone: 0047 55 55 33 39 (press 2)  

Email:  (Information about jobs search in English)

Looking for work

We recommend that you register your CV on the EURES portal, where Norwegian employers are likely to be looking for European candidates.

Where to find the jobs

The easiest way if you don’t speak Norwegian is to search for jobs on the EURES portal Indeed, all the job vacancies published by NAV are listed on this portal. You can then use the search function in your own language and access the job vacancies.

You can also access job vacancies in English which are listed on the NAV website Use “english” as key word search

Recruitment agencies

The private recruitment agencies have a big share of the job market in Norway, and there are numerous. You should consider registering at a few of them. A few examples: -   

There are many more recruitment agencies, you can find them via the Yellow Pages Write “bemanningsbyrå” in the search field.

Public services New in Norway guide - practical information from public administrations  the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration  Healthcare and social security Service Centre for Foreign Workers in Oslo information for foreign workers in Norway the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration the Norwegian Police The Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority Customs  Cross border service Sweden/Norway Innovation Norway Statistics Norway Norwegian Food/Animal Safety Authority Information from the Government and the Ministries


Cities & Municipalities

To find the website of any municipality:

Newspapers  Oslo Stavanger Bergen Trondheim Tromsø Kristiansand

Recognition of Education and Qualifications Recognition of foreign education  Authorisation and Licence for Health personnel

Trade Unions The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions The Federation of Norwegian Professional Associations The Confederation of Vocational Unions The Confederation of Unions for Professionals

Start your own company in Norway  see “start and run business”


Language courses in Norway  free online Norwegian language course See “Immigrant integration” for all the accredited language course providers in Norway  Class room courses Class room courses Courses in Oslo

Study in Norway the guide to higher education in Norway Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education The Norwegian Universities and College Admission service

Traineeships and Internships in Norway The Norwegian trainee guide  Student organization - Internships Job portal and lots of advice and other relevant information (Intern and internship in Europe)

Housing market place for rental “bolig til leie” and purchase «bolig til salgs» rentals and home share agency rentals agency

Diverse/Other the official Travel guide to Norway  the Yellow Pages in Norway News website for the oil and gas industry