Vacancy: Visa Officer

Picture of a Russian passport.

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Moscow, has two vacant full time positions as Visa Officers from August 2017. These positions are open for Russian citizens.

Job description

  • Register visa applications.
  • Capture biometrics.
  • Handle enquiries regarding visa, residence and work permits, by telephone and email.
  • Check applications and documentation (verifications)

  • Perform interviews with applicants and reference persons.
  • Communication between applicants, consulates, Norwegian Immigration Authorities, VFS application centers.
  • Filing, scanning and archiving of visa applications.

Job requirements

  • Graduate degree.
  • Min. 2 years of work experience.
  • Fluent oral and written Russian and English. Knowledge of Norwegian language is an advantage.
  • Previous experience in the immigration field is an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of computer applications.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, concisely and appropriately to all clients.

Personal skills

  • Ability to work structured, independently and efficiently.
  • Team oriented.
  • Solid communication skills and interpersonal skills, able to work in stressful situations.
  • Integrity.      
  • Service minded.

 Terms and conditions

  • Salary in accordance with education and experience.
  • Full time position. 6 months’  probation period and 37,5 hour week.

Please send your application with attached CV to Moscowvisa@mfa.no by 30 April More information about the position, please contact Mrs. Anne Stavik (anne.stavik@mfa.no).