AuNordDuMonde

AuNordDuMonde 

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AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread validité des diplômes français en Norvége on the Norvège forum

Le process est relativement bien explique en ligne par NOKUT. Il faut faire traduire ses diplomes par un traducteur officiel, soit en anglais (moins chers parfois), soit en Norvegien. NOKUT revois les documents et posent eventuellement des questions. Cela va assez vite normalement.

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread Starting up a business / company in Norway on the Norway forum

The registration process is relatively easy. You could start with a ENK type of company that does not require capital and very little registration fee. See Brønnøysundregistrene http://www.brreg.no/ for the process. Creating an AS is a little more complicated so maybe it is best to start by an ENK. VAT registration is mandatory if you invoice more then NOK 50K, you can start invoicing before the registration process is completed and then retroactively adjust the invoices.

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread [HELPME] Expatriation en Norvège. on the Norvège forum

Meme si les metiers regaliens (police, pompier, armee, douanes) sont theoriquement ouverts aux ressortissants de l'union europeenne, dans les faits, il n'y a jamais eu de recrutements d'etrangers. Il faut la nationalite pour occuper un de ces metiers, meme en ayant des qualifications tres specialisees.

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread What can we do to find a job ? on the Oslo forum

Hey,

As you can read in many other threads on the forum, it is not easy to find jobs in Norway, especially these days. Learning Norwegian would be a good start so it will open many jobs, even without qualifications. The other possibility is to use your network, eventually the community/country where you are coming from. Most jobs in Norway are never advertized on internet, so you must heard of them through your friends.
Good luck

I can confirm dmcart13 post, the Norwegian residence permit does not extend the same rights for the Schengen area.

For the rest of your post, it's not always easy ti find a job here but working in computer and speaking Norwegian will help. Just remember that to get a work permit you need to work in some sort of qualified job. As for sponsoring and waiting, I think you have more chances finding something when you are here than from abroad. But remember that life is really expensive.

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread Car in Norway. on the Norway forum

If you have a permanent residence in Norway or with a work contract over one year (or without end), you cannot drive a foreign registered car. If you are controlled by the Police, they will take the car and to get it back you will have to pay the value of the car in fine. To who belong the car does not matter.

Some do run the risk of course and we hear stories in the expat community of people having their car seized, often being denounced by their neighbors. Also, I am not sure how this will work from an insurance point of view if you are involved in an accident.

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread Hello everyone. Questions about student life an work on the Norway forum

Studies are indeed free and what you describe for visa is correct. There are many foreign students in Norway and many of them find a job, although there is always a time before you find the job in question and it's good to have savings. Life is expensive here. You will find many information on the forum for the cost of life, it varies a lot according to your life style. Usually jobs you get as a student are paid ca NOK 125-150 per hour, you have some taxes on top of this but not so much.

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread Work Permit Question ! on the Oslo forum

It is very unlikely that an unpaid fine in Denmark will lead to a job permit refused in Norway. Only criminal convictions are shared by Police / justice in the Nordics

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread Skilled work permit application inside Norway on the Norway forum

The processing time in Oslo is much longer than 10 days. Some persons I know are waiting for several months now. Better you apply where you live, it will be easier if you are asked for an interview or need to deliver additional documents

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread Build a house on the Norway forum

It's hard indeed for company to give a price without specification, also often a big part of the cost is linked to preparing the grounds, if you have to remove rocks, it could multiply the price of the house. All in all, it is often a little more expensive to build than to buy a wholly finished house but then you can get the house exactly the way you want.

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread Hiking tours on the Norway forum

Hey,

I can only encourage you to get in touch with DnT, the Norwegian hiking association. They maintain hiking path and cabins all around Norway. You visit their office in Stavanger, they will have plenty of hikes to advise, they also organize tours, of various length and also with diverse type of participants.
http://www.stavanger-turistforening.no/ … hp?fo_id=9

I would not suggest you should lie in any way to immigration officers. In any case, you cannot fly direct to Norway from Malaysia, that means you will most likely to fly to another European city before reaching Norway. Either the UK or one of the Schengen members. It is the immigration authorities in these countries that may frown upon the one-way ticket, not in Norway. I understand that due to many ilegal immigrants from Malaysia, the UK is stepping up border control measures.

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread Gender politics on the Oslo forum

Ingnigear wrote:

"I don't know your background, but I doubt that you're going to walk into a position as a board member at the top of a Norwegian company, so I wouldn't worry about being put at a disadvantage :)"

Why do you feel like that? Why are you so disrespectful? I have been plant director for the last 5 years. I've worked in USA, UK and now in Berlin. So yes, I could perfectly take a board member position after all.

I am sure there was no disrespectful intention from sctld. If you would look at the statistic on board members for these companies that are governed by the quota law, you would see that the most likely problem to get such a position is not being a man but rather not being Norwegian. We have very few foreign board members here and when they are, they come from the Nordic countries.

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread Fun, friendly clubs in Oslo on the Oslo forum

DNT, which is one of the biggest association in Norway organize many activities around Oslo, especially that now the sun comes back and the snow is melting. You have many tour possibilities, some are even organized for those for are single. They are often also organized by age group.

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread Contrat en VIE à OSLO on the Oslo forum

En net ca peut le faire alors, il faut compter en gros 5-6000 NOK pour le logement, donc il reste 12K NOK pour le reste. Si tu fais attention a la bouffe et l'alcool, tu peux vivre tranquille ici

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread Contrat en VIE à OSLO on the Oslo forum

Bonjour,

Oui la vie est tres chere ici. Pour la salaire, tout depend si c'est net ou brut, si l'entreprise te paye le logement en plus, quels sont tres centres d'interet.

That's as ECS says, you get a toll exemption for what you bring as long as you have owned the goods for more than a certain period. Alcohol gets taxed though and some items are subject to declaration, the TV as you will have to pay a yearly tax and firearms. Landline telephone equipments cannot be imported but this matters less and less now.