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.

Information to applicants residing in Uganda: Applications for visitor's visa and residence permits for Norway are handled by the Norwegian Embassy in Nairobi. All applications are to be submitted through VFS Global in Kampala, Uganda For information about the application procedures and requirements for applicants outside Uganda, kindly select your country from the list on