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.

If you are a citizen of Serbia and are a holder of a biometric passport you do not need a visa to visit Norway.

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 Serbia, please see the webpages of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Ankara, our regional hub for visa and immigration cases. Applications for visitor's visa and residence permit for Norway from Serbia can only be handed in at VFS Global Belgrade

The Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade does not handle applications for Schengen visitor’s visa or residence permit to Norway from applicants residing in Serbia, Northern Macedonia or Montenegro.

The applications must be submitted to one of the VFS Visa Application Centres: