Valid contract

Your contract is valid as soon as you have signed the contract and uploaded it on My page. You will need to do this within the deadline stated on the offer you have received. The contract is valid when you receive a confirmation of approval. Remember that you also have to pay your deposit.

The majority of contracts expire on July 31st

Our housing contracts do not last longer than one year. If your contract expires 31 July or 31 December, you will receive an offer to apply for a new contract in due time before it ends.

You cannot transfer your contract on to others

If you live with someone, he/she will be given priority over other external applicants in the new application round. Chances increase if the person you live with applies well in advance.

Your rent is due the 1st each month

Rent is paid in advance. Remember that you can set up an an electronic bill or direct debit from your online banking.

Giving notice

Want to terminate your tenancy? Remember that you need to give us either 2 or 3 months notice, depending on your type of housing.

Maximum tenancy period and age limit

Maximum tenancy period for our accommodations is 5 years, and you must be between the age of 18 and 35 to apply for tenancy.

If you receive an offer for accommodation, you will receive an email informing you that your contract is available at My page.

If you wish to accept, you must sign and upload the contract within the deadline stated on the offer you have received. Otherwise the offer be passed on to the next person on the waiting list.

By signing the contract you are confirming that you have read and accepted the appendices. These are listed on the bottom of this page.

Rent is due the 1st of every month and is paid in advance.

You will receive your invoice around the 17th of every month. You can also find the invoice at My page.

How it works
The invoice will be sent on the 17th of month that you move in. This invoice will include rent for the month that you move in and the next month coming.

Tips
If you have questions about your rent, please contact the Customer Service Centre.

Remember to update your email, mobile number and bank account details at My page. 

Paying rent
The account number for the rent is 6094 05 59823

Remember to include your KID-number – or the invoice number and your name.

We recommend that you pay the rent on My page. You cannot pay your rent via VIPPS because we will be unable to identify who the payment is coming from.

Payments from / to a foreign account
If you are paying from a foreign account, you will need the SWIFT-code and IBAN-number:
SWIFT-code: NDEANOKK
IBAN-number rent: NO7260940559823

NB: It is not possible to use the KID-number from overseas, so remember to include your name and the invoice number.

SiO transfers money in NOK only and cannot make SEPA payments. Amounts transferred to an account that does not accept NOK will be returned to us with fees deducted. This means that you must provide us with an account that accepts NOK.

If you have a Norwegian account, you can pay via E-faktura or Avtalegiro. 

Along with your contract you will receive an invoice for your deposit. The payment deadline is stated on the invoice. Please make sure your deposit has been paid in full in order for you to be able to pick up your keys. 

The account number for the deposit is 6094 05 61038.

Remember to include your KID-number – or the invoice number and your name.

Payments from a foreign account
If you are paying from a foreign account, you will need the SWIFT-code and IBAN-number:
SWIFT-code: NDEANOKK
IBAN-number deposit: NO5360940561038

NB: It is not possible to use the KID-number from overseas, so remember to include your name and the invoice number.

If you have a Norwegian account, you can pay via E-faktura or Avtalegiro.

Contracts do not last longer than 1 year. If your contract expires 31 July or 31 December, you will receive an offer to apply for a new contract. The application form for new contracts will be available on My page and we will notify you in due time.

In order for you to receive a new contract, you must fulfil certain criteria, which you can read more about in our allocation rules.

If your contract expires at any other point during the year, it is your responsibility to apply for a new contract before it ends.

It is not possible to transfer contracts between couples. However, cohabitants do have priority over other external applicants. Read more about this in our allocation rules.

If you wish to terminate your tenancy contract, please give notice 2 or 3 months in advance, depending on your type of accommodation.

Your notice will be calculated from the 15th or the end of the month. If your contract expires in August or September, we might be able to help you reduce the notice period. Contact the SiO Customer Service Centre if you have questions. The shortest time of notice however, is 1 month for accommodations for singles and and 2 months for couples and family accommodations.

If you change your mind and want to terminate the contract before you move in, it's important to give a written notice as soon as possible. See more information in general conditions.

Notice that if you decide to move out before the contract expires, you will still have to pay rent for the rest of the notice period. You can sublet your residence during the notice period, read more about how you apply for subletting here.

The fee for unpaid bills is 70 NOK per bill. 

We follow common procedures for debt collection.