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 and the Philippines. In addition, the Embassy receives applications for residence permits from Cambodia, East-Timor and Palau.

Schengen visa applications and residence permit applications must be handed in at our VFS Global application center in Bangkok. It is mandatory to book an appointment.

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:

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

The visa section at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok can be contacted on the following email address: