Travel and border information for Norway

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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.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and visas:

Norway has implemented entry restrictions to Norway due to the spread of COVID-19. Foreign nationals without a valid residence permit in Norway will be rejected at the border and no visas for visitors to Norway are currently being granted by Norwegian missions abroad. In view of the situation, all VFS’ visa application centers will be temporary closed for submissions of all types of applications.

For more information on the entry restrictions to Norway, please visit: