Entry requirements

To become a student with the Norwegian Police University College, you must meet certain requirements.

Higher Education Entrance Qualification

You must have gained your higher education entrance qualification by 1 March to qualify for admission. If you do not have such a higher education entrance qualification, you can apply for admission on the basis of your overall academic attainment and work experience.

Norwegian language proficiency

You must have achieved a minimum of Grade 3 in Norwegian (main variant) at upper secondary school.

Driving licence, Class B

You must have obtained a Class B driving licence no later than 1 August of the year prior to the year you apply for admission.

Norwegian citizenship

You must have become a Norwegian citizen no later than 1 March of the year in which you apply for admission.

Clean police record

You must have a clean police record to be admitted to the NPUC. This is documented by means of an exhaustive and extended police certificate of conduct.

Medical requirements

To be admitted to the NPUC, you must meet certain medical requirements. This is necessary to ensure that you are able to complete your training.

Physical tests

You will have to pass tests in swimming, strength and general fitness.


To be admitted to the NPUC, you must be found suitable.

If you have any questions regarding the entry requirements, please contact us at opptak@phs.no