The result of your application

You will be notified by e-mail and/or SMS when your application has been processed.

Your passport can be picked up at the Norway Visa Application Centre (VFS) where the application was submitted.

If you have been granted a residence permit, a sticker will be placed in your passport to allow you to travel to Norway. 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. If there is a mistake on your visa sticker, please contact the Embassy in Ankara.

Appealing a decision

If your application was rejected, you will receive a written explanation as to why it was rejected. If your application was rejected by the Embassy in Ankara, the appeal must be submitted to the Embassy by e-mailor letter/courier as stated in the rejection letter.

If your application was rejected by the Directorate of Immigration (UDI) the appeal must be sent to the Directorate of Immigration by uploading the documents on their website.

You can find more information about the appeal process and processing times on the UDI website.