Visitor’s visa and residence permit

A visitor's visa allows you to stay in Norway or other Schengen countries for up to 90 days over a period of 180 days. A residence permit gives you the opportunity to work in Norway and to stay for more than 90 days.

Information to applicants in Mozambique:

If you are living in Mozambique and would like to apply for a visa to Norway, please contact the Consulate General of Portugal in Maputo Consulado General de Portugal em Maputo (

All application for Norway must be submitted with the VFS office in Maputo, who are are the official partner of the Embassy/ Consulate General of Portugal

VFS Global in Maputo

The Consulate General of Portugal in Maputo represents Norway regarding Schengen visas. The Norwegian Embassy has no influence in the decision made by Consulate General of Portugal in Maputo regarding this application for visa and the outcome of the decision.


Residence permits to Norway are handled by the the Norwegian Embassy in Pretoria. All applications must be submitted through the services of VFS Global in South Africa.