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 in Vietnam and Laos: Applications for visitor’s visas and residence permits for Norway are handeled by the Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand. 

Where and when to apply?

Schengen visa applications and residence permit applications must be submitted through VFS Global in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City. It is mandatory to book an appointment.