Until December 31, 2020, they can carry out missions as before. However, given that the United Kingdom wanted to keep the `providers` out of the separation agreement with Norway, this group must have a residence permit in accordance with the `third country rules` to continue their posting or accept new contracts in Norway after 1 January 2021. As processing times can be long during Covid-19, they need to start the application process as soon as possible. No, this is only about trade, the free movement of people ends on 1 January. If you wish to move after this period, you are subject to the rules applicable to non-EU/EEA countries, i.e.: They need a job offer and a work permit. In addition, the UNITED KINGDOM has agreed with the EEA-EFTA States on a number of measures to ensure that trade in services can continue as easily as possible before the entry into force of a Comprehensive Trade Agreement in 2021. “Norway and Britain realize that it is not realistic to have an agreement before Jan. 1 and have thus concluded a temporary agreement for goods,” the Industry Ministry said in a statement. The Oslo negotiating team this week published its mandate for a trade pact with London, which is expected to come into force when the UK`s post-Brexit transition period ends, in which it will remain in the internal market. The Pact is negotiated jointly with the EEA/EU partner countries, Iceland and Liechtenstein. Norway says it wants its companies to have the same access to the UK market as the EU. These include “full free trade in seafood,” according to Oslo`s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries.

The Norwegian and British governments have agreed on a temporary free trade agreement after Brexit. The deal announced this week by Norway`s Ministry of Trade and Industry will regulate trade relations between the two countries from January. The temporary trade deal comes just weeks after a fisheries deal was reached between Norway and Britain. Fishing rights are a very complex area and have been one of the main delicate points in the discussions between Britain and the EU. Employees of a company in an EU/EEA country other than the UK are not affected by Brexit. This means that from 1 January 2021 they will have the right to stay for up to three months without applying for a residence card. . . .