Staffing and Recruiting Experts in Norway

Discover Norway's top talent and take your business global with our recruitment experts in Norway and 70+ countries. Grow your team virtually in Norway and unlock the potential of borderless talent today.

Lundi Recruitment Insights in Norway



Payroll Frequency

Bi-Monthly, Monthly



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Employer Tax Rate


Recruitment Agency Costs in Norway

In Norway, professional recruitment agency fees range from 22-27% of the first-year annual base salary of a recruited employee. Recruitment agencies also require an upfront retainer and payment in advance installments of the agency fee based on milestones such as start of recruitment, presentation of candidates, and scheduling interviews with a candidate shortlist.

We know this might sound overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be. A solution like Lundi eliminates the barriers for you. With Lundi, you can recruit talent across 70+ countries, easily managing recruitment—all in one, easy-to-use platform. Get an overview of what you need to know when hiring in Norway below.

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Employer Tax Costs in Norway

An employer’s social contributions in Norway are up to 14.1%, depending on the zone.

Employee Income Taxes in Norway

In Norway, employees pay between 0% and 16.2% in taxes depending on their income bracket. They also pay 8.2% in social security.

Employee Probation in Norway

The probationary period in Norway is six months in length.

Employee Overtime in Norway

In Norway, normal working hours cannot exceed nine hours per 24 hours, or 40 hours per seven days.Work, including overtime, cannot exceed:13 hours of work within a 24-hour period10 hours in seven days25 hours during four consecutive weeks200 hours in 52 weeksOvertime pay is generally 140% the employee’s hourly wage.

Employee Notice in Norway

In Norway, the notice period for resignations is one month’s notice.

When it comes to dismissals, an employee’s notice period depends on seniority. The breakdown is as follows:

  • Less than five years of employment: One months' notice
  • Over five years of employment: Two months’ notice
  • Over 10 years of employment: Three months’ notice
  • Over the age of 50: Four months’ notice
  • Over the age of 55: Five months’ notice
  • Over the age of 60: Six months’ notice

Termination in Norway

There is no statutory severance pay in Norway, but it can be negotiated through collective bargaining agreements.

How to Recruit in Norway

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Within days, we’ll introduce you to the right talent for your team. The average time to match is one week.
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No matter the industry or the function, the talent you need could be already living in another country. That’s why we created our borderless talent strategy.

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Why Companies Choose Lundi

Exceptional Talent Unavailable Anywhere Else

  • Not actively applying to jobs
  • Not available on freelancer marketplaces
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Our Vetting Process

  • Tailored

    Lundi takes the time to understand the candidate’s skills, experiences, and goals so that they can be matched to the right job.
  • Fair and Accurate

    Rather than relying on a single question or metric, Lundi takes into account the candidate’s overall history, expertise, and motivation.
  • Inclusive

    Our candidate screening process is designed to be inclusive and equitable, ensuring that all candidates have an equal opportunity to pursue their career goals.

Book a free strategy session to see how we can help you

No matter the industry or the function, the talent you need could be already living in another country. That’s why we created our borderless talent strategy.