New to Norway? Banking services and insurance

Opening a bank account in Norway

To open a bank account in Norway, you will need to provide proof of identity. You will also need to explain what you plan to use the account for. Read on to see which documents the bank will require from you when opening an account and using various banking services.

It's important to be insured

Insurance means that we do not have to pay the bill ourselves following a house fire, burglary or car crash.By pooling premiums from many different customers, an insurance company can step in when disaster strikes.It is a system based on solidarity and trust.