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 Myanmar: Applications for visitor’s visas and residence permits for Norway are handled by the Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand. All applications are to be submitted through VFS Global in Yangon.

(Since January 1st 2021 Germany no longer represents Norway in these matters) 

VFS in Yangon is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Website: Welcome to VFS Global | vfsglobal

VFS Call center: +959795020279 (Tuesday, 09:30 - 14:00)

Stricter visa practice for Myanmar 

Applications from Myanmar are processed according to the UDI`s guidelines for the red group (UDI 2012-008). This means that applications will only be granted in extraordinary situations. 

You can contact the Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok, visa section, at