Visas and Residence Permits

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The Royal Norwegian Embassy would like to inform the public of a new and stricter practise regarding rejection of visa cases in certain instances. Read more

Nationals of certain countries need a visa in order to visit Norway for up to 90 days. All foreign nationals who are to stay in Norway for more than 90 days must have a residence permit. Foreign nationals who are to work in Norway will in many cases need to have a residence permit, even for stays of less than 90 days. Read more

If you intend to stay in Norway for more than 90 days, or if you are going to work while in Norway, you need a Residence Permit. An application for Residence Permit must be submitted at the Royal...

In order to travel to Norway, Thai citizens need a Schengen visa. A Schengen visa is a document showing that you have permission to enter Norway and other Schengen countries for a limited period of...

Hvordan levere inn klage på avslått søknad. How to submitt an appeal on a rejected application Read more

The VFS Nordic Visa Application Center is located here: VFS Nordic Visa Application Center Trendy building, 8. floor Sukhumvit soi 13, Bangkok (Nana or Asok BTS station) For more information, please see VFS Nordic Visa Application Center's webpage. Read more

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Below is a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ's) we receive concerning visas, other permits and fees. Read more

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All application fees are paid by credit or debit card when the applications are registered online at Application Portal Norway. Read more

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Below you will find updated information about Svalbard and conditions for visiting and staying on Svalbard. You can also find a check list for document requirements for a Schengen visa (type C). Read more