For refugees from Ukraine


Information for and about refugees from Ukraine on protection and residence in Norway.

Information from Larvik Municipality

Here you will find information for example about residence, activities for children and young people and learning Norwegian. 

Application for a place in primary and lower secondary school

Children under 16 have a right and an obligation to receive primary and lower secondary education in the municipality where the child lives. This is also the case for children who are asylum seekers/refugees. In Larvik we have introductory classes at several different schools. The application form is in Norwegian.

Apply for a place in the kindergarten

Children in asylum centres/emergency accommodation shall, from they are two years old till they start primary school, have an adapted programme for free core time up to 20 hours per week. The application form is in Norwegian.

Upper secondary school

We cooperate with Thor Heyerdahl videregående skole (an upper secondary school) about education for newly arrived refugees between 16 and 24 years of age.

Please contact Ragnhild Keshavarzy on telephone 98 23 12 71 or email

Learning Norwegian for adults

Larvik Læringssenter avdeling Norskskolen (i.e. Larvik Learning Centre, Department of Norwegian Training) has Norwegian courses for beginners.

Please contact Ragnhild Keshavarzy on telephone 98 23 12 71 or email

Collected information from Larvik Municipality

Information from the municipality relating to the war in Ukraine and the refugee situation in Norway and Larvik. The site is in Norwegian.

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