Visitor's visa

A visitor's visa allows you to stay in Norway or other countries in the Schengen area for up to 90 days over a period of 180 days.

A visitor's visa allows you to stay in Norway or other countries in the Schengen area for up to 90 days over a period of 180 days. Citizens of Turkey must apply for a visitor's visa.

For nationals of other countries:

Citizens of Turkey is also required to have an Airport Transit Visa(ATV) if transiting the International transit zone at Oslo airport. There is some exemptions to the requirement for an ATV, cf. Visa Code art. 3 section 5. The International transit zone is closed daily between 23:00 – 06:00. Hence, if you need to exit the transit zone, you have to apply for an ordinary Schengen-visa.

Turkish diplomatic, service or special passports holders are exempted from visa for stays up to 90 days.

For nationals of other countries:

• Nationals of EU/EEA countries and of countries that have a visa exemption agreement with Norway do not need a visa to visit Norway.
• Nationals of all other countries need a visitor’s visa.

Certain rules apply to visa free travel. Details can be found on the UDI's website: Visit Norway without a visa.

Important information for visa applicants: All required documents which are not already in Norwegian or English have to be translated into English.
Gerekli tüm belgeler henüz Norveççe veya İngilizce değilse İngilizceye tercüme edilmelidir.

Applicants in Turkey must submit their applications through one of our Visa Application Centers in Ankara, Antalya or Izmir.

Applicants from Ukraine and Azerbaijan must submit their application through VFS in their respective countries, but will be processed at the Norwegian Embassy in Ankara.

Please be aware of false information which may occur on the Internet about companies claiming to cooperate with VFS and/or selling appointments. In order to book an appointment and/or contact VFS, applicants has only to use the link

For more information on the fraud please see the attached link

Applicants who wish to submit their application in Istanbul, must submit through the Hungarian General Consulate in Istanbul. Click here for more information.