2014/04/6cd47_live_in_norway_1340787730_667895400d

drivers license for foreigners in norway?

Question by ♥♥♥: drivers license for foreigners in norway?
if i have a valid drivers license from my country philippines, can i use it in norway? i have been living here for almost 2 years now. how long will i be able to use it? and what is international drivers license? thanks and 10 pts to the best answer,

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Answer by Food Warrior
You can get your International Driver’s License at AAA. We got ours last year and it was fast, easy and cheap. No tests, just a few forms to fill out. You can go to the AAA web site to verify that Norway accepts this license. But I believe most do.

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Question by hersh m: immigration in norway?
i am a kurdish boy and living in norway now as a refugee.i fled from my country because of the bad situation in my country ,,and here i applied for asylum seeker in norway but my case has been rejected by norweagian government just because that i am kurdish…..what is human rights here.. in my country everyday 30 people will die..how can i live in a country like this….

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Answer by boytondo
Get a lawyer who is familiar with immigration law in Norway and re-apply for reconsideration. Good luck.

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2 comments on “drivers license for foreigners in norway?

  1. You may only use certain foreign licenses for 1 year in Norway, and after that you will have to transfer to a Norwegian one.

    From: http://www.velkommenoslo.no/english/recognition/recognition.htm:

    “EU/EEA countries
    If you have a driving license from an EU/EEA country, you do not need to have it validated in Norway – you are free to drive. It is valid in Norway as long as it is valid in the country of origin, with one exception: if your license is issued for heavy vehicles (lorry/bus), it is valid for 10 years after you arrival in Norway. This type of license can be exchanged for a Norwegian license at your nearest traffic station.

    Countries outside EU/EEA
    A driving license from the following countries is valid for one year:

    Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaia, Canada, the Czech republic, Chile, China, Croatia, Egypt, Estonia, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, Rumania, Russia, San Mario, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, USA, Venezuela, former Yugoslavia and the former Soviet states.

    To obtain a Norwegian license, you must pass a practical test within 12 months after your arrival in Norway. Enroll in a driving school as soon as possibe – there may be a waiting list, and after 12 months, you must go through compulsory driving lessons.

    If your driving license is issued in a country not mentioned above, ordinary driving lessons are mandatory before you can do the theoretical and practical tests and have a Norwegian license.”

    More information here: http://www.vegvesen.no/cs/Satellite?c=Page&cid=1162372673187&pagename=vegvesen%2FPage%2FSVVsubSideInnholdMal

  2. you were NOT rejected just because you are Kurdish.

    there must have been something else that caused them to deny you.

    are you a member of the PKK?
    did you blow up anything in iraq or turkey,
    do you have any police record – arrests , jail time etc?

    those things MAY have been the reaosn for your denial.

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