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 Ankara is responsible for processing applications for visas and residence permits from Turkey, Azerbaijan, Syria, and Ukraine. In addition, the Embassy receives applications for residence permits from Georgia and Turkmenistan.

For information about the application procedures and requirements for applicants outside Turkey, kindly select your country from the list on

You may contact VFS if you have questions related to visas and residence permits.

E-mail:, Helpline phone number: 0212 -373 5816