Deposit account international students

If you are a student with citizenship from outside the EU/EEA area, you must obtain a student visa before you arrive in Norway, regardless of the length of your stay.

Deposit account

One of the requirements for obtaining a student visa or a student residence permit for Norway is that the applicant must document access to NOK 123 519 for the first academic year (10 months) or NOK 61 760 for students admitted for only one term. We offer a deposit account for these matters.

SSN’s deposit account for international students


Read more about visa and study permits at USN.

For paying deposit, you need our bank address, IBAN and BIC:

Name of Bank:       Sparebank 1 BV
Bank address:        Anton Jensens gate 2, 3125 Tonsberg, Norway
Account number:  2480 27 91131
Iban number:          NO85 2480 27 91131

Swiftcode:              SPTRNO22            
Account owner:     Studentsamskipnaden i Sorost-Norge
Owners address:   Raveien 189 B, 3184 Borre, Norway
Account title:         Account foreign students