The processing time for applications is normally up to 15 calendar days after the embassy or consulate has received the application. In some cases, applications are sent to the Directorate of Immigration (UDI), and the processing time in these cases may be up to 45 calendar days.
You will be notified by email, SMS, or telephone when your application has been processed.
The result can be picked up at the respective VSF centre where the application was submitted, or can be delivered by courier service.
If you have been granted a residence permit, a sticker will be placed in your passport to allow you to travel to Norway. The embassy/consulate will contact you to let you know when you can collect your passport.
If your application has been rejected, you will receive a written explanation as to why it was rejected. You can appeal the decision https://www.udi.no/en/word-definitions/appealing-a-decision/.