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 Malaysia and Brunei: Applications for visitor’s visas and residence permits for Norway are handled by the Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok.

All applications are to be submitted through VFS Global in Kuala Lumpur starting from the 10th of October 2019.

The Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok also receives residence permit applications to Norway. These applications are forwarded to the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) for decision. Information about the application process and document requirements can be found on UDI’s website.