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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic IOM Norway is limiting the opening of our reception so please call to make an appointment. We are continuously reading and responding to emails and taking phone calls.

We kindly ask you to direct any questions regarding assisted voluntary return to iomoslovarp@iom.int or call 406 23 277. For approved Return application, please call 936 97 672

For questions regarding resettlement please direct your questions to norwayresettlement@iom.int; for Family Reunion (iomoslofam@iom.int) or call  920 58 206.

 

For questions regarding cultural orientation and refugee country seminar (landinfo) please email iomoslolhd@iom.int or call 920 37 781.

IOM Norway

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN Migration Agency, is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. IOM provides support and advice to governments and migrants through representation in 173 countries with over 10,000 staff.

 

Since 2002, IOM Norway has assisted migrants who choose to return voluntarily to their home countries from Norway. IOM Norway also assists with resettlement and provides cultural orientation for Norway-bound refugees and receiving municipalities, In addition, IOM works with family reunification, repatriation, LGBTIQ rights, and other migration related issues.

Stories of Return are real stories from real people who decided to return home through IOM’s Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration programme

IOM Norway provides assistance to asylum seekers and irregular migrants without legal status in Norway who want and plan to return voluntarily to their home countries, through the Voluntary Assisted Return Programme (VARP).

 

The aim of the programme is to organise orderly and humane voluntary return.

IOM Norway offers pre-departure orientation courses for Norway-bound UN quota refugees on site (and online) in the refugees’ first country of asylum., IOM Norway also offers land information seminars to municipal staff in resettling municipalities.

 

The intended outcome of the programme is a smoother integration of refugees resettled in Norway.

 

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, IOM Oslo is offering land information webinars.

IOM Norway offers pre-departure orientation courses for Norway-bound UN quota refugees on site (and online) in the refugees first country of asylum. IOM Norway also offers land information seminars to municipal staff in resettling municipalities.

 

The intended outcome of the programme is a smoother integration of refugees resettled in Norway.

 

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, IOM Oslo is offering country information webinars to the resettling municipalities as in 2020. IOM encourages and recommends arranging webinars where many municipalities can join online.

IOM works to protect migrants' rights, including the right to family life. Through IOM’s global network of offices in more than 100 countries, IOM Norway provides logistical assistance to family members who have received permission to join their family in Norway.

With IOM's expertise you can receive the assistance you need to reunite with your family.

Repatriation

If you have a valid residence permit in Norway, but wish to return to your home country, you can apply for economic support from the Norwegian Directorate for Immigration (UDI). IOM will organize/book your tickets on behalf of UDI.

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Office: Skippergata 33, 2nd floor, 0154 Oslo, Norway

Post: Pb 8927 Youngstorget, 0028 Oslo, Norway

Opening hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00-15:00

Telephone: (+47) 23 10 53 20  |  Fax: (+47) 23 10 53 23

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Resettlement

IOM Norway facilitates the resettlement of refugees to Norway, providing individuals and families with pre-departure and travel assistance, including health assessments, provision of travel documents and visas, pre-departure orientation and operational and/or medical escorts, before refugees are helped to settle in communities around Norway by local authorities and NGOs.

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