Information about licensing requirements, applications for licences and authorisations and what is required to maintain a licence.
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.
- General requirements
- Legal requirements
- Licence to carry on banking in another EEA state
- The application process
Nominee registration means that a legal entity, a nominee, is registered in a register of owners of financial instruments instead of the beneficial owner.
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.
Guidance to applicants for authorisation as an external accountant and external accounting firm.
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.
- Application forms to be used when applying for an authorisation to market non-EEA AIFs and AIFs managed by non-EEA AIFMs in Norway to professional investors
- Marketing of foreign UCITS in Norway