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BREXIT - OVERVIEW

1 January 2021 the transition period ended, and UK is no longer member of the EEA agreement. This has an impact for the UK nationals who are living and working in Norway and for Norwegian corporations with UK management. 

Some British citizens working offshore do not need residence permits

This applies if the work is on a Norwegian or foreign mobile installation on the Norwegian continental shelf and  the installation is not in a fixed production phase or tied to a fixed platform.

Seconded employee of a UK company

As a result of UK’s strict policy focusing on not allowing seconded employees into the UK without a full application for work permit, the Norwegian government requires the same for seconded employees who are employed by a UK company.

British citizens employed by a Norwegian employer

British citizens are no longer citizens of the EU, and the UK is no longer a member of the European Economic Area (EEA). When did the employment relationship start?

Norway has signed a transitional agreement with the United Kingdom

On 8 December 2020, Norway signed a temporary agreement on trade in goods with the United Kingdom. This agreement is coming into effect 1 January 2021 and will apply until a free trade agreement is coming into effect. 

Brexit's impact on Norwegian corporations with UK management

From 1 January 2021, Norway's relationship with the UK is no longer regulated by the EEA Agreement. This can affect the management of Norwegian companies if the management and/or board members live in the UK or are UK citizens.

Brexit – Seconded employees

Are you employed by a UK company who has assignments in Norway? From 1 January 2021, British citizen are no longer covered by the simplified regulations for EU/EEA citizens.

Brexit and British citizen’s in Norway

The UK has left the EU and the agreed transition period expires 31 December 2020. Ensure you have official proof of residency when travelling to Norway from 1 January 2021. The time is running out and you need to act now!

Brexit National Insurance

From 1 January 2021 the transition period is ending, and UK is no longer member of the EEA agreement. This will have an impact for the UK nationals who are living and working in Norway. Coordination of the social and security membership between Norway and UK is one of many areas that needs clarifications.

Brexit and GDPR

It might be that the transfer of personal data to the United Kingdom after 2020 may require a special transfer basis.

New regulations for British citizens living or working in Norway

From 1 January 2021 there will be new application procedures for British citizens living or working in Norway. Find out what you should do now.