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.

Persons who do not need a visa to visit Norway (visa-free) - UDI

For information on residence permit applications or visa applications from third country nationals in Romania, please see the webpages of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Ankara // as Ankara is regional hub for visa and immigration cases. All applications for both visas and residence permits must be handed in at one of our VFS Global application centers in either VFS Global Turkey, VFS Global Ukraine, VFS Global Azerbaijan, VFS Global Kosovo or VFS Global Serbia. Please note that currently it is obligatory to book appointment. 

Please find here contact details to all VFS offices in our region:

Webpage VFS Global:
For Turkey:
For Azerbaijan:
For Ukraine:
For Kosovo:                                                 

For Serbia: