Travel and border information for Norway

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Restrictions on entry into Norway (COVID-19):

Norway has implemented entry restrictions to Norway due to the spread of COVID-19. Foreign nationals without a valid residence permit in Norway will be rejected at the border and no visas for visitors to Norway are currently being granted by Norwegian missions abroad.

For more information on the entry restrictions to Norway, please visit:

Starting from 26 May, our Norway Visa Application Centre in Tehran will resume partial operations accepting applications for residence permit on every Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday from 08:00 to 14:00hrs. Due to the spread of Covid-19 we do not until further notice receive Schengen visa applications.

For any enquiries, please contact VFS Call center.

The Norwegian Embassy in Abu Dhabi is responsible for processing applications for visas and residence permits from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan. In addition, the Embassy receives applications for residence permits from Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman.

For information about the application procedures and requirements for applicants outside the UAE, kindly select your country from the list on  

You can contact the Norwegian Embassy in Abu Dhabi, visa section, at [email protected]

Royal Norwegian Embassy Abu Dhabi.