22 March 2020 – Amendment to Immigration Regulations to extend residence permits

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Type of Intervention: Resource allocation
Sectors Involved: Crisis management plans
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs is working on an amendment to the Immigration Regulations to allow foreign workers already in Norway to receive a residence permit extension. This amendment is of great importance to agriculture.
Full details here: https://www.regjeringen.no/en/aktuelt/forlengelse-av-oppholdstillatelse-for-utenlandske-arbeidere/id2694468/