OUT-OF-HOURS MEDICAL SERVICE (LEGEVAKT)
- In case of a medical emergency, you can call 116 117 around the clock and you will then be put in touch with your local out-of-hours medical centre. It's free to call.
- In case of life threatening emergencies, call 113. The number is toll free.
User fees: When you use services from out-of-hours medical centres, you must pay a user fee. The deductible varies from around NOK 160-360 for 2023.
Examples of circumstances where it may be appropriate to call the health services: Out-of-hours medical service in Norway - Helsenorge
DOCTORS (GENERAL PRACTIONERS - GP)
Students who have received a Norwegian ID number (fødselsnummer) are entitled to have a GP (general practitioner, or "fastlege" in Norwegian) in Norway. Get in touch with your GP via Helsenorge: Contact your GP via Helsenorge - Helsenorge
Dental care in Norway is privatised, expensive and not covered by the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme (Folketrygden).
To find a dentist in your city, please check the following website by typing the name of your city: Tannleger Norge – Den enkleste veien til tannlegen or visit the Yellow Page by searching for "Tannlege + your city"): Opplysningen 1881
If you have any questions regarding your rights or procedures, contact the Student Counselling Centre, see the last menu below.
List of authorized pharmacies in Norway (in Norwegian): Apotekoversikt - Legemiddelverket