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.
The Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok is responsible for processing applications for visas and residence permits from Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Brunei, the Philippines, Australia and Fiji. In addition, the Embassy receives applications for residence permits from Cambodia, East-Timor, Palau and New Zealand.
Norway Visa Application Centre (VFS Global)
The Trendy Building, 8th Floor
Sukhumvit Soi 13
Bangkok (BTS Nana)
VFS Call Center: +66 (0)24607062.
VFS email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please visit VFS´s website for more information.
For information about the application procedures and requirements for applicants outside Thailand, kindly select your country from the list on www.norway.no.
Family members of EU/EEA nationals
If you are a close family member of an EU/EEA citizen residing in Norway, or a Norwegian citizen who is living in another EU/EEA country on a permanent basis and you are going to travel together with, or visit, this person, you will normally be given a visa. EU/EEA family members can apply directly at the Embassy and can book an appointment by email.
By close family member means:
- child who is under the age of 21 or supported financially by the parent
- parent who is supported financially by their child
For more information, please visit UDI's website.
Diplomatic and service passports
Holders of diplomatic and service passports from Thailand are exempt from the visa requirement.
Norwegian citizenship applications
The Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok is responsible for receiving the following citizenship applications:
- notification of citizenship for children with a Norwegian father
- retention of Norwegian citizenship
- reacquisition of Norwegian citizenship
The application will be forwarded to the UDI for processing. For more information please visit UDI's website.
The visa section at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok can be contacted on the following email address: email@example.com