The waiting time for asylum cases is 8 months

Some cases may, for a variety of reasons, take longer time to process.

The waiting time starts running from the date your case is received by UNE. You will be notified as soon as we have considered your appeal.

Read more about which rules apply in asylum cases.

More on Dublin-cases

The waiting time for most asylum cases processed under the Dublin rules (Dublin cases) is three months. These are cases where Norway asks another country to consider an asylum application.

Read more about which rules and procedures apply in Dublin cases.

If your Dublin case has been rejected by UDI, you can ask to remain in Norway until UNE has considered your appeal. You must make such a request within 48 hours of UDI’s rejection. UNE takes up to six days to decide whether you can remain in Norway.

If we decide that you cannot remain in Norway, you will be sent to the country that is responsible for the application and that is part of the cooperation under the Dublin Regulation. This may happen shortly after UNE has decided that you cannot remain in Norway.

Applicants with residence or asylum in another country

If you have already been granted asylum or residence in another country, we usually process your case within six months. These cases are not covered by the Dublin Regulation, but are normally processed in the same way as a Dublin case.

Waiting times may change

We will update the information on this page once a month.