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Restrictions on entry into Norway (Covid-19)

Norway introduces strictest entry rules since March 2020 on 29 January 2021.

For more information visit The coronavirus situation - regjeringen.no

The Norwegian Government has implemented extensive restrictions on entry into Norway due to the spread of COVID-19. Only certain categories of travellers are allowed to enter Norway.

Please visit this page to see if you belong to any of the groups that currently are allowed entry:

For rules and requirements when entering Norway, please visit:
https://www.udi.no/en/about-the-corona-situation/
and
https://www.udi.no/en/about-the-corona-situation/i-am-abroad/residing-in-a-country-outside-the-eu-eea-schengen/

The VFS in South Africa has resumed operations one day a week– Mondays 09:00 – 12:00. Booking for appointment is mandatory. Please visit: https://visa.vfsglobal.com/zaf/en/nor/register or send an email to: Info for Norway in South Africa info.nrza@vfshelpline.com Please be advised that VFS is only staffing their call center on Mondays due to the pandemic situation.

Visa applications in Lilongwe: VFS Lilongwe has resumed operations one day a week -  Mondays 09:00 – 12:00. For visa applicants going to Norway: Please contact the VFS in Malawi stating your name and the purpose of your planned trip, in order for obtaining an appointment. Booking for appointment is mandatory.  Please send and email to info.norwaymalawi@vfshelpline.com Please be advised that VFS is only staffing their call center on Mondays due to the pandemic situation.

IMPORTANT: The representation agreements for Schengen C visa with other Schengen countries are still suspended.  Applicants wishing to visit another Schengen country than Norway are advised to contact the relevant European Schengen Embassy responsible for Malawi.

For any enquiries, please contact the VFS

VFS South Africa: https://www.vfsglobal.com/norway/southafrica/contact_us.html

VFS Malawi: https://www.vfsglobal.com/norway/malawi/contact_us.html