Vacancy: Visa officer


The Royal Norwegian Embassy in New Delhi is the diplomatic representation of the Government of Norway in India and Bhutan and is situated on Shantipath, Chanakyapuri.

The Embassy is a busy workplace with a total of 15 diplomatic and 32 local staff. Innovation Norway, our Commercial Section, is also based within the Embassy. The Embassy is a visa hub for the region and covers cases for Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Maldives.

The Norwegian Embassy has a short-term vacancy for an authorized Visa Officer. The period of work is set to April-September, with the possibility of an extension. The vacant position’s areas of responsibility will be as a case officer within the Visa Section.

 Main responsibilities:

  • Evaluation and assessment of visa applications
  • Processing of visa applications and decision making
  • General assistance in all visa related matters according to instructions


  • Nordic citizenship (Norway, Sweden, Denmark or Finland)
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • Knowledge of one of the Nordic languages is required.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required as main working language
  • Computer literacy required
  • Previous experience from work within visa or immigration will be given weight
  • Relevant experience from working in administrative roles will be an advantage

Personal skills

  • Structured, organized, open and transparent.
  • Ability to work independently and in team
  • Ability to contribute productively
  • Flexible when it comes to work tasks and work time in high season.
  • Good cooperation skills, including communicating clearly, actively listening to others, taking responsibility, and respecting the diversity of colleagues

Terms and conditions

  • The Embassy follows Indian law with respect to employment rights
  • Salary in accordance with education and experience
  • Social security benefits will be in accordance with the social security legislation in India
  • Working days; Monday-Thursday (08.30-16.30) Friday (08.30-14.00) and 25 days annual leave.
  • Necessary training will be provided on the job
  • Offer of position is dependent on being cleared and accepted as an authorized officer by the Foreign Ministry in Norway

A brief application letter (maximum 1 page) with CV and necessary documentation of education and work experience may be sent to the Embassy by e-mail- within 17th of March 2023. Scanned copies may be used for the application but the applicant must be able to present the originals if requested.

Please include 1-2 references with complete contact information (telephone/mobile number and email address).

Questions relating to the position may be directed to Counsellor Tore Rolland (

Questions relating to the application process may be directed to our Office Manager- Pradeepa T.C. (

For any other information please contact the Embassy by telephone 011-41363200.

Deadline for application: 17th of March 2023