Hiring out personnel to Norway can be a profitable business. However, if you are a foreign company hiring out employees, there are several registration and reporting obligations you need to be aware of and comply with. Most likely there will be tax consequences, social security issues and sometimes also immigration issues which must be considered. In addition you should be aware of Norwegian labour regulations which could affect your business in Norway.
The corporate lawyers at Codex have broad experience assisting foreign companies in Norway. Our tax and labour law experts will gladly guide you through the necessary steps. Non-compliance with Norwegian regulations could result in severe penalties and comprehensive additional work. Codex therefore recommends that foreign hiring-out businesses seek assistance as early as possible before hiring out personnel to Norway. Together we will work to ensure that the hiring out of personnel in Norway is conducted as profitable and seamless as possible.
Below you will find our list with information about the necessary steps for starting up and registering a business hiring out personnel to Norway. We have also included links to relevant Norwegian governmental web pages, with more information and necessary forms to fill out. We invite you to get acquainted with our list and Codex will be ready to assist you whether you would like limited guidance regarding a separate question or a full scope of services.
Before starting up your business in Norway we strongly advise that you seek professional guidance regarding the questions above. Codex will be happy to advice about which organizational structure you should choose, whether you need to fill out the forms or not, as well as how to fill them out.
Please note that this general list is meant for foreign based companies hiring out foreign employees in Norway. Other regulations may apply if you do not fit this description. There could be other relevant regulations for intermediary services. If you are in doubt whether this list fits your needs, please contact us.
Codex will also gladly assist you on the following issues connected to your business in Norway:
If you would like more information on how we can assist you, please do not hesitate to contact Codex.
Please note that the information contained in this document is of a general nature only and is subject to change. It is not meant to be comprehensive and does not constitute financial, legal, tax or other professional advice.