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 due to the spread of COVID-19. On 15 July, the border restrictions were relaxed for travellers from some European countries. VFS’ visa application centers have now reopened for residence permit and visa applications.

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