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Information to refugees from Ukraine

This information applies to all Ukraine refugees, regardless of if you travel alone, with a group or with family.

Collective protection for Ukrainians in Norway / Kollektiv beskyttelse i Norge

Are you ukrainian citizen and refugee? You should register your arrival in Norway to the police. Åfjord municipality can help you with this. Call telephone 902 60 437, Monday to Friday between 8 am and 3.30 pm. We will help you to fill the form to register, and deliver it to the police. In this link you can see where our office is located in center of Åfjord.

You can also go the local police station in Åfjord to get this help. They are open on Tuesdays from 9 am to 2 pm. From June 21. they are open every week day from 10 am to 2 pm.

If you for any reason will do this in Trondheim, you can book an appointment directly with the police there. You can make an appointment on telephone 73 89 90 90 or e-mail post.trondelag@politiet.no.

Ukrainian citizens who apply for protection in Norway, will receive temporary collective protection for one year. This will open to several rights in society. It is important to register and apply for collective protection. More information:

Collective protection for Ukrainians in Norway

Колективний захист українців у Норвегії

After the application has been sent to the police, you will get an invitation to an interview with them. After the interview you will get your D number, which is a temporary identification number.

D number

A D number is a temporary identification number that you receive from the Norwegian Tax Administration. It is given when you need an identification number in Norway, but do not meet the criteria to being assigned a national identity number. You can read more about it in the link:

Temporary identification number (D number)

Health care

Asylum seekers and refugees in Norway have the right to healthcare for physical ailments and illness, mental issues, addiction problems, and dental care.

Information about health care for refugees

Надання допомоги шукачам притулку та біженцям у Норвегі

Helsehjelp for asylsøkere og flyktninger i Norge

Free travel on trains and express buses expires on December 15. 2022

Ukrainian refugees can until December 15. 2022 travel for free on public transport in major parts of Trøndelag, including Åfjord. This is managed and offered from the public company AtB.

Pets from Ukraine / Kjæledyr fra Ukraina

On this webpage you will find information about the exceptional rules that apply to Ukrainian refugees who arrive in Norway with their pets:  Pets from Ukraine

Digital books in ukrainan are available

Link to more information about books in ukrainan