Visitor’s visa and residence permit

A visitor's visa allows you to stay in Norway or other Schengen countries for up to 90 days over a period of 180 days. A residence permit gives you the opportunity to work in Norway and to stay for more than 90 days.

Information to applicants in Angola: Applications for visitor’s visas to Norway are handled by the Consulate General of Portugal in Luanda. Applications for residence permits are handled by the Norwegian Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa. All applications must be submitted through the services of VFS Global in South Africa.