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.
Due to COVID-19 and restrictions on who can enter into Norway, no Schengen visas are being processed unless there is an extraordinary case. You can read more about it here.
Citizens of Eritrea must apply for a visitor’s visa. Citizens of Eritrea need a residence permit in order to work or to take up residence for longer than 90 days.