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.
New entry-requirements before and upon arrival in Norway
- Registration requirement for all people entering Norway
All people entering Norway must register themselves as part of infection control. The amendment enters into force Monday 21 December 2020. Please read more about this, and how to register here.
- Negativ Covid-test and 10-days quarantine-requirement (for several categories of travellers the quarantine will be in a hotel)
As of Monday 9th of November 2020 there are new requirements in the entry regulations to Norway for travellers. Negative Covid 19 -test must be presented upon arrival and new hotel-quarantine requirements are implemented. Please read more about requirement for negativ Covid 19-test upon arrival here, and detailed information on hotel-quarantine regulations here
Please also read updated infosheet on the new regulation here
- Mandatory Covid-19-testing for travellers to Norway upon arrival
From January 19th 2021, the government has imposed mandatory testing for Covid-19 for all travellers to Norway. The test must be done upon arrival in Norway. Travellers must enter Norway through border stations with testing facilities or through border stations with police control. Several smaller border stations will be closed. For m ore information, read here:https://www.regjeringen.no/en/aktuelt/mandatory-testing-for-travellers-to-norway/id2826415/
This new requirement of testing upon arrival in Norway comes in addition to the requirement to have a negative Covid-19-pcr-test before travelling to Norway.
Citizens of Georgia who are holders of a biometric passport do not need a visitor's visa.
If you are not a holder of a biometric passport and need a visa, please contact the French Embassy in Tbilisi which handles visa applications on behalf of Norway.
You must normally have NOK 500 available for each day of your stay in Norway. Please note that you may be asked to document this when you enter Norway. Read more at UDI's website.
The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Ankara, Turkey is responsible for residence cases from Georgia. Please refer to our webpages for updated information https://www.norway.no/en/turkey/
Applications are to be submitted through VFS Global in Azerbaijan.