Section 48. Residence permit in order to enter into a marriage

A residence permit with a duration not exceeding six months may be granted to an applicant who after entering Norway intends to enter into a marriage with a sponsor as mentioned in section 40, first paragraph. It is a condition that both parties are aged 18 or over. The provisions of section 40, third, fifth and seventh paragraphs, and section 40 a, apply correspondingly. The King may issue regulations containing further provisions.
A residence permit under this section does not provide a basis for permanent residence. The permit may not be extended or renewed.