The result of your application

You will be notified by VFS Global in the manner agreed on at the time of your application when your application has been processed.

The result can be picked up at VFS Global’s visa application centre where the application was submitted, or it can be delivered by courier service (extra charge) from VFS.   

If you have been granted a visa:

A sticker will be placed in your passport. Please check the duration of stay specified on the sticker. The duration of stay indicates how many days you are allowed to stay in the Schengen area.

Applicants are requested to check the following:

If your visa was rejected by the Embassy:

If your application for a visa in Norway has been denied, you have the right to appeal, see the Public Administration Act section 28 first paragraph.

The deadline for filing an appeal is 3 weeks from when you were informed about the decision, see the Public Administration Act section 29 first paragraph, first sentence.

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Nairobi will review the case. If we do not find grounds to reverse the decision, the case will be sent to The Directorate of Immigration (UDI). You will find more information about the appeal process, and case processing times at UDI here

How to appeal:

If the application was rejected by the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI):

The appeal must be forwarded to the UDI by uploading the documents on their website.

Click here for more information about the appeal process and processing times.