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Case processing times Abu Dhabi - September 2019

Updated information from the Norwegian Visa Hub in Abu Dhabi.

Dear all visa applicants,

The Norwegian Visa Hub in Abu Dhabi is currently processing applications as follows:


Iran: Applications submitted Medio October

Pakistan: Applications submitted Medio October

Saudi Arabia: Applications submitted Medio October

UAE: Applications submitted Medio October


Kindly note that we give priority according to travel dates and our target is to provide an answer prior to departure dates. As long as all the required documents have been submitted and no further checks are required, applicants will get an answer prior to the travel date.


It is important that travelers apply for Schengen visa to Norway at least 30 days before your planned travel date. In this regard, we stress that you should not buy your tickets and pay hotel bookings before you know that a visa has been granted.


Kindly note that you need to have a prebooked appointment with VFS in order to submit your visa or residence permit applications. Information on how to book appointments can be found at the homepage of VFS Global.


We also refer to information on the webpages of VFS Global and VFS Helpline.


Wishing you a very good trip to @visitnorway, with kindest regards


Royal Norwegian Embassy Abu Dhabi.