Visas and Residence Permits

From June 11 2015 VFS Global in Abu Dhabi and Dubai will receive the applications with supporting documents and forward them to the Embassy in Abu Dhabi. VFS Global will also capture biometric identifiers. For more information, please contact the VFS Helpline on 04-2055903. Read more

All visa and residence permit applicants must register online and pay a fee prior to contacting VFS Global. Read more

Norway is a part of the Schengen cooperation. This means that if an applicant has obtained a visa for one of the Schengen countries, he/she can normally also visit the other Schengen countries using the same visa. Read more

A permit for family reunification is primarily granted to close family members . Read more

Information about the required documents when applying for a work permit visa. Read more

Foreign students and researchers who wish stay more than three months in Norway must apply for a residence permit for students. 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