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Banking and finance

If you want to open a bank in Norway you need to apply for a banking licence to operate either as a savings bank or a commercial bank.



Registered and state authorised auditors must be authorised by The Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway (Finanstilsynet). Requirements to become a registered or state authorised auditor in Norway are set forth in the Act on Auditing and Auditors chapter 3.


External accounting

Guidance to applicants for authorisation as an external accountant and external accounting firm.


Securities market

Authorisation to market non-EEA and AIFs managed by non-EEA AIFMs in Norway to professional investors and marketing of foreign UCITS in Norway and authorisation to act as nominee.