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.
Ukrainian citizens who have a biometric passport do not need a visitor's visa, and can travel to Norway or other countries in the Schengen area for up to 90 days over a period of 180 days. Citizens of Ukraine who do not have a biometric passport and citizens of Belarus must apply for a visitor’s visa.
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.
Applications for visa and residence permit are processed by the Norwegian Embassy in Ankara
Applications for visa and residence permit are processed by the Norwegian Embassy in Ankara. However, applications will be received through VFS Global in Ukraine. You will still be able to submit the application and collect the decision letter from the same visa application center as before. Whereas the application procedures remain the same, please note the following changes:
Extended processing time
For processing time of visa applications from Ukraine to Norway you should plan for a processing time for up to 25 days (up to 10 days for case-processing time and up to 15 days for two way courier to Ankara). We highly recommend that you apply well in advance.
For more information on processing times, see link.
Introduction of a courier fee
As before, there will be a visa application fee, and a service fee charged by VFS Global. In addition, there will be a courier fee to cover transportation of your documents between the visa application center and the Norwegian Embassy in Ankara.