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Checklist

Necessary documentation for processing a visa at the Embassy

  • Passport (copy not accepted)
  • Cover letter
  • One passport size photo in colour with white background – without glasses
  • Written and signed invitation from the person you are visiting in Norway (sponsor)
  • Documentation of relationship (if you are visiting a family member)
  • Documentation of own funds available for you for the stay (NOK 500 for each day of your stay in Norway) or a signed guarantee form for visits https://www.udi.no/globalassets/global/skjemaer/garantiskjema-besok-guarantee-form-visit-gp7018-be.pdf sent to you from the sponsor. This form must also be stamped and signed by the police, and must be in original! Copies will not be accepted
  • If it is an official visit you need an introduction letter from your employer and an invitation from the institution, company, university or organization in Norway. One (or both) of the letters must contain a guarantee/confirmation about who will cover the expenses in connection with the trip. Occasionally the Embassy may ask for a confirmation directly from the sponsor.
  • Documentation of valid travel and medical insurance (minimum coverage of EUR 30,000).
  • The insurance must be valid in all Schengen countries (not only Norway) and valid from the day you leave until, and including, the day you are back.