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.
Citizens of Belize must apply for a visitor’s visa. Likewise, citizens of Belize need a residence permit in order to work or take up residence for longer than 90 days.
The Swedish Embassy in Guatemala receives applications for visitor's visa on Norway's behalf. Please refer to their website for details and contact information.
Applications for residence permit for Norway are handled by the Norwegian Consulate General in New York, United States. Applications must be submitted through VFS Global in Colombia with prior appointment:
Address: Calle 99 #14-49, Edificio EAR, piso 2, Bogotá
Phone: +57 1 927 2722
E-mail: [email protected]
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM
If you can legally travel to the United States, you may also submit your application at a , or alternatively another VFS application center in South America, which collaborates with the Norwegian Consulate General in New York. Please contact the Norwegian Consulate General in New York if you wish to submit your application at an alternative location.
For information on how to apply for work/residence permit and family immigration to Norway, please go to the website of The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) and the visa information pages of the Norwegian Embassy in Bogotá, Colombia.