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International visits

The Norwegian Correction Service accepts international study visits from governments, official organizations, students, NGOs and media working with prison and probation related issues. Below you will find information regarding the application process.

The Directorate of Norwegian Correction Service coordinates all international affairs within the Correctional Service. The Directorate`s International Unit handles applications regarding international study visits while media requests are handled by Communication Unit. 

The Correctional Service has Norwegian and English as working languages, hence, all visits will be conducted in either of those languages. If interpretation service is needed, this will be booked and paid for by the visiting delegation.

Please note that the Norwegian Correctional Service receive a large number of inquiries from governments, organizations and media from all over the world. Due to capacity reasons, we are not able to facilitate all requested visits.       

In-country transportations (such as travelling to and from study visit locations) are to be arranged and paid for by the visiting delegation. The International Unit may provide information regarding booking procedures.

In general, the Norwegian Correction Service only approves visitors representing official organizations, governments, NGOs, students and the media.