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Global Employment Solutions & PEO in Norway

Omnipresent makes it fast and easy to employ remote talent in Norway. We take care of payroll, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business.


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Norwegian krone (kr, NOK)
Norwegian Nynorsk, Norwegian Bokmål, Sami

How do Omnipresent Global Employment Solutions Work?

Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Norway. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Norway typically take months and can incur heavy costs. Omnipresent's global employment solutions and PEO services is helping hundreds of organisations onboard new employees in Norway in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process.

  • Your company conducts the hiring and candidate selection process in Norway.
  • Omnipresent hires the selected candidate through our local professional employment organisation in Norway.
  • We take care of ensuring your new employee is hired in compliance with local labour laws, payroll regulations, benefits and more -- all without needing to set up a subsidiary in Norway.
  • The individual is legally contracted by Omnipresent but assigned to work for your company and reports to a manager or team in your organisation as your full-time employee.

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Employer Costs in Norway

Employer costs include Social Security. Use the OmniCalculator to estimate costs, or contact us for further information.

Employee Income Taxes in Norway

The income tax rate is at 22% (national and municipal income tax). For employees earning more than a certain amount, a progressive bracket tax is levied on top of this base income tax.

Employee Social Contributions in Norway

Employee contributions include Social Security.

Working Hours in Norway

9 hours per day - 40 hours per week over 7 days. Overtime is capped and compensated. Employees in some positions are exempt from these provisions.

Holidays & Vacation in Norway

Please note that the below information covers national holidays and should be used for informative purposes only and not as a guarantee for payroll purposes. While we strive to offer you accurate information, public holidays are subject to frequent changes and can be dependent on regional differences. Should you need more detailed information on public holidays, please consult the government pages of the state and/or the local municipality of your employee.

  • Saturday, Jan 01, 2022 - New Year's Day (Første nyttårsdag)
  • Thursday, Apr 14, 2022 - Maundy Thursday (Skjærtorsdag)
  • Friday, Apr 15, 2022 - Good Friday (Langfredag)
  • Sunday, Apr 17, 2022 - Easter Sunday (Første påskedag)
  • Monday, Apr 18, 2022 - Easter Monday (Andre påskedag)
  • Sunday, May 01, 2022 - Labour Day (Arbeidernes dag)
  • Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - Constitution Day (17. mai)
  • Thursday, May 26, 2022 - Ascension Day (Kristi himmelfartsdag)
  • Sunday, Jun 05, 2022 - Pentecost (Første pinsedag)
  • Monday, Jun 06, 2022 - Whit Monday (Andre pinsedag)
  • Saturday, Dec 24, 2022 - Christmas Eve (Julaften)
  • Sunday, Dec 25, 2022 - Christmas Day (Første Juledag)
  • Monday, Dec 26, 2022 - Boxing Day (Andre juledag)
  • Saturday, Dec 31, 2022 - New Year's Eve (Nyttårsaften)

Sick Leave Entitlement in Norway

In Norway, employers are responsible for payment of sick leave for first 16 days of employee’s absence provided employee has been employed for a minimum of 4 weeks. National Insurance Scheme pays thereafter.

Parental Leave in Norway

Norway has very generous parental leave rights that are quite complex. Maternity, parental and paternity leave and benefits are split between both mother and father.

Annual Leave Entitlement in Norway

Annual leave is 25 days including Saturdays, i.e. 4 weeks and 1 day. Over 60's entitled to additional 6 days annual leave. Employees are also entitled to holiday pay equal to 10.2% of their salary per annum or 12% if employee is entitled to 5 weeks holiday in an individual or collective agreement.

Severance Pay Entitlement in Norway

No statutory right to severance pay. Usually stipulated in CBAs or in the employment contract.

Termination in Norway

Employees in Norway have significant employment protections. Dismissal for poor performance allowed, but will normally require warnings, training, monitoring and follow up. There are mandatory procedural requirements required by law.

Employ the Best Talent, Anywhere in the World

Grow Your Global Team

The benefits of growing a global team and finding the best talent anywhere in the world are endless. It's important to note that labour laws and regulations in Norway are strict with penalties for non-compliance. Let our team take care of the details such as payroll, benefits, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business. We're here to help you every step of the way.

Our clients rate us over 4.7 out of 5.
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Source: Trustpilot and G2 reviews in November 2022