Online registration and payment

Before you can hand in your passport and other documentation at a VFS application centre or a Norwegian diplomatic or consular mission, you must register your application online and pay the fee. If this is the first time you are registering an application in the portal, you will need to create a user account first.

Once you have completed the application form online and paid the fee, you will receive confirmation by email with a copy of your application summary, a signature letter (cover letter) and payment receipt attached. You need to print the signature letter, sign it, and submit it together with the other required documentation.

Go to online application

Once you have registered, you will receive confirmation by email, with a cover letter attached. The cover letter will confirm that you have filled in the application form and paid the fee. You need to print this letter and submit it together with the other required documentation.

Application fees

Please visit the UDI website for information about the application fees for residence permits.

Note: You need to pay the fee when registering the application in the portal.

Service and Courier Fee at the VFS Global (Norway Visa Application Centre)

In the Philippines, applications are received by the external service provider VFS Global in Manila and Cebu, which charges a service fee of 25,67 euro.

An additional courier fee of 3,00 EUR will also be charged to cover the cost of sending documents to the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand. (Applications are no longer handled by the Embassy in Manila). 

Optional Services Provided at the VFS Global (Norway Visa Application Centre)

Additional services offered by VFS Global are not included in the service fee. Please note that these services are optional. For more information please visit the VFS Global website.