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Non-EU Animal farm skilled workers

Non-EU Animal farm skilled workers

Bixter.Work offers an opportunity for Norwegian animal farm owners to experience  international skilled workers that possess relevant completed education in their home country and can bring value through their previous minimum 1 year experience.

International skilled animal farm workers from Bixter.Work are preselected from an outstanding database of Bixter.Work trainees that already completed their on-job training in Europe or international professionals with relevant solid work experience in Europe, USA, Australia, Israel, etc.

Bixter.Work skilled workers are coming from:

  • Asian countries (Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Bangladesh, India,etc.)
  • African countries (Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, South Africa, Malawi, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, etc)
  • Latin American countries (Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, Peru etc)


  • Candidates with relevant experience from min. 1 year duration at animal farms in Europe, USA, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, etc.
  • Candidates who have completed education, with degrees in animal science, livestock, zootechnology, etc. in their home countries
  • Young and motivated candidates. Workers invest into their visa and travel tickets in order to get a work contract in Norway. International skilled animal farm workers are often known for their strong work ethic and dedication to their job. They may be willing to work hard and go above and beyond to ensure that the animals are well-cared for and the farm is successful.
  • Candidates with a solid knowledge of farming practices, machinery, and livestock handling, etc.
  • Candidates who are fit and able to perform manual labor for hours.
  • Stable candidates. As people from Non-EU countries need work and residence permits in Norway, their visa is attached to one specific workplace, and the employee is stable for up to 2 years with extension possibility for their visas.
  • Bixter’s customer support for the whole period of contract with employees.

Bixter acts on a legal basis in its recruitment activities by connecting employers in need of well educated, experienced, motivated, and stable workers with young English speaking professionals from over 29 countries worldwide, who possess relevant work experience and completed relevant education on minimum Bachelor’s degree level.

The Norwegian Migration Service has developed a visa category for Non-EU nationals as work and residence permit, under the category of “Skilled Worker”. These regulations allow experienced professionals  from Non-EU countries to work in Norway with extension possibilities for their visas.

This option is intended for professionals with proven relevant experience from 1 year duration, completed university degrees, sufficient English level to continue their professional development via work and residence permit in Norway.

Hereby, Bixter promotes this opportunity to trainees, who completed their traineeship in Europe with outstanding recommendations and to experienced international professionals with the help of international agents in Non-EU countries.

It is important to note that the average waiting period for the arrival of an employee is typically around 4 months. This is primarily due to the mandatory visa processing time. Waiting time for work and residence permit remains the same even if an employee applies for the visa from Norway.

Please note that employees from Non-EU countries aren’t allowed to start working until the appropriate work and residence permit is issued to your place.

As a result, it is crucial for companies to plan ahead and account for this waiting period when organizing their recruitment process. By taking a pragmatic approach and considering the necessary visa processing time, companies can ensure that they are able to receive qualified workers in a timely manner, while also adhering to all relevant regulations and procedures.

The rules about working hours in Norway are governed by the Working Environment Act. Employees typically work 37,5 – 40 hours per week, with a possibility to take overtime working hours.Overtime is usually limited to 10 hours per week and 25 hours over a four-week period. Overtime pay or time off in lieu is typically provided for overtime work. It’s important for the employer to follow rules about maximum working hours, rest breaks, and night work.

In order to host Non-EU employees, adequate living conditions need to be provided by employers for a monthly rent. The rent needs to be affordable for the employees, as they will be paying it from their monthly salary.

Here is a list of requirements that need to be fulfilled:

  • Single room (in rare cases workers can be placed together in one room)
  • Furnished room with a sleeping bed, closet, chair, table, appropriate lighting
  • Toilet and shower facilities
  • Access to cooking facilities and a fridge
  • Access to washing machine
  • The living facilities should respect the safety regulations
  • The accommodation should be located close to the traineeship place(in case no car is provided)
  • Bixter preselects its outstanding trainees/trainees, who completed their on-job training experience in Europe and are ready for the next step in their career
  • Our global agents are constantly sourcing experienced, educated and motivated employees. Bixter has developed a strong Partnership Network with companies, educational institutions, governmental agencies and organizations, Ministries from over 29 countries all over the world.
  • Bixter is continuously growing it’s global network, which allows to expand our candidates selection and secures our database for variety of choice of matching candidates specifically for your business
  • We have a strong digital presence ensuring that candidates are contacting us directly through our website, Social Media pages, or other channels
  • Our candidates are constantly recommending us to their friends who are motivated to continue their professional development in European countries.


At Bixter, we understand how complicated and time consuming the recruitment and registration process of foreign employees can get. This is why our professional team will be glad to assist you at every step of this way. Prior to an employee’s arrival to Norway, our offices and global agents take care of the majority of their issues, including visa application completion, travel arrangements, sharing important information about registration procedures and visa validation.

  • Bixter collects databases of trainees/trainees, who have solid recommendations from their on-job training in Europe


  • Bixter collaborates closely with its global agents to carefully review and interview prospective experienced employees, ensuring they meet the qualifications required for the program.


  • As a reliable partner, Bixter provides detailed guidance on the program and its regulations, ensuring that host employers and international employees have a smooth and successful experience.


  • We take care of the visa paperwork for every employee – one less thing for the employer to worry about and more time to focus on the important activities on the farm.


  • With the information provided to us by the employer, Bixter makes every effort to find and place the international worker in the most suitable position possible.


  • Our expert team is available to provide assistance and address any concerns that may arise during the employment period. This ensures a smooth and successful working relationship between the employer and the international worker, which leads to increased productivity and job satisfaction


  • Bixter conducts pre-departure webinars, shares informative brochures with employees to improve the integration process and avoid miscommunication issues.


  • At the end of the program, we’ll send employers evaluation forms soliciting feedback on the placement and the assistance provided by Bixter as we are constantly trying to improve our services

Bixter makes it safer for the employer by 1-month of guarantee, within the replacement of the international worker is possible out of charge in case of mismatch with previously agreed recruitment criteria, low performance of worker or misuse of drugs/alcohol by employee.

At Bixter, we recognize that hosting an international worker offers an exceptional opportunity for cultural exchange. It also requires that rules set by local Immigration services are respected by both parties.

It’s crucial to remember that an employee from Non-EU countries can start his/her work when the appropriate work and residence permit to your workplace is issued by the migration service.

Our experts will offer detailed guidance regarding the updated migration legislation and will keep you updated if any changes are implemented.

  • Providing/finding accommodation for the employee for affordable monthly rent (paid by employee), ~ 300 euros/month.
  • Offering a salary of ~ 30,000 NOK/month
  • Overtime working hours payment.
  • Picking up the employee from the nearest bus/train station upon arrival
  • Making sure that candidates will be registered in Norway after arrival
  • To ensure a successful hosting experience.

At Bixter, we know how important it is to focus on the most important processes of the business. This is why we are ready to take over the recruitment processes, while the employer can focus on other important activities and grow their businesses.

Here is a breakdown of the operations that Bixter is managing for employers:

– recruitment and pre-screening of applicants according to criteria of the employer and migration service regulations,

– sharing important information about the tasks and responsibilities assigned to the employee to make sure he/she has realistic expectations,

– conducting required paperwork for visa application and following up with responsible migration institutions involved,

– managing arrival of workers, sharing informative booklets on the registration process – for a smooth integration process

– providing support for both employer and international worker within the validity of the contract

Register and find your employee with Bixter