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 residing in Palestine: Applications for visitor’s visa and residence permit for Norway are handled by the Norwegian Embassy in Amman. All applications are to be submitted through VFS Global in Ramallah or Gaza City.

We strongly recommend that visa applications are submitted, as early as possible, ahead of planned departure date. You can apply up to 6 months before your planned departure. Applicants applying from the application offices in Gaza or Ramallah are kindly requested to apply, at least 25 days ahead of the planned departure date. 

For any enquiries, please contact VFS Global:

VFS Global Ramallah 

VFS Global Gaza