Visas and Residence Permits

Are you applying for a visa or residence permit to Norway? Please make note of the following changes: Read more

Nationals of certain countries need a visa in order to visit Norway for up to 90 days. All foreign nationals who are to stay in Norway for more than 90 days must have a residence permit. Foreign nationals who are to work in Norway will in many cases need to have a residence permit, even for stays of less than 90 days. Read more

All visa applicants must bring a photograph. The photograph has to meet certain shape and quality standards. Read more

Schengen Visa applicants in the United States should consult these instructions. Please read them carefully and check out our FAQ Section below before submitting queries. Read more

Photo: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Below are a number of frequently asked questions that will answer most of the usual queries we receive. Consult this section thoroughly before contacting Travisa/VFS. Read more