The police will give you this card when they register your application for protection. The card is valid for six months and you can renew it if it expires before you have received an answer to your application.
The card for asylum seekers looks a little different after December 2017 than before, and for a period of time both the new and old types of cards will be valid. If you have the old version of the card, you can therefore keep it until it expires. You will receive the new version the next time you renew your card.
The card can only be used as a confirmation that you have applied for protection (asylum) in Norway and that you can legally stay in Norway while we process your application.
You will not get a card for asylum seekers if
For more information about the card for asylum seekers and how to renew the card, you must contact the police (external website).
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