Visa Law Norway

Norway is a signatory to the 1995 Schengen Agreement.
Passport valid for at least 3 months beyond the intended period of stay required by all except:
  1. 1.EU nationals holding a valid national ID card for tourist purposes only;
  2. nationals of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland holding a valid national ID card.
Required by all except the following for stays of up to 3 months:
  1. nationals of the countries referred to in the chart above;
  2. nationals of Andorra, Argentina, Bermuda (only holders of BDTC (Bermuda) passports), Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong (SAR passports only), Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Korea (Rep. of), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macau (SAR passports only), Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, San Marino, Romania, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Switzerland, Uruguay, Vatican City and Venezuela.
Types of visa and cost
Single Entry: $15 (max 30 days); $24 (max 90 days). Multiple Entry: $45 (valid for 5 years), $30 for each additional year. Transit: $9 (for up to 3 entries).
Spouses of citizens of the European Economic Area and Hong Kong also receive visas free of charge. A uniform type of visa, the Schengen visa, is issued for tourist, business and private visits. Visa fees are payable in cash (exact money only) or cheque supported by a cheque card. Visa fees are non-refundable and payable on submission of the visa application.
Up to 3 months in any 6 months. For renewal or extension apply to Embassy.
Application to
Consulate (or Consular section at Embassy). Travellers visiting just one Schengen country should apply to the Consulate of that country; travellers visiting more than one Schengen country should apply to the Consulate of the country chosen as the main destination or the country they will enter first (if they have no main destination).
Application requirements
(a) Valid passport. (This should not be submitted until the applicant is informed that a a visa has been granted.) (b) 2 application forms. (c) 2 passport-size photos. (d) Further documentation such as a letter of invitation, a bank statement or a letter from an employer may be required, depending on purpose of visit.
Working days required
24 hours minimum, otherwise 3-8 weeks by post or in person.
Temporary residence
Apply to Embassy for residence and work permit if the stay exceeds 3 months.
Norwegian Tourist Board (Norges Turistrad)
PO Box 722, Santrum 0105, Oslo
Tel: 2414 4600. Fax: 2414 4601.
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