Visas and Residence Permits

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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

The Embassy has outsourced its visa services to the external service provider VFS. Visa applications can be submitted at VFS' offices in London and Edinburgh. Read more

All diplomatic and consular Schengen missions in UK will introduce Visa Information System (VIS) on 20 November 2015. This System enables better data exchange between all Schengen member states. VIS eases application procedures and improves security. Since 2011, VIS is already established in most regions worldwide. By the end of 2015, all visa sections of Schengen countries in the world will be... Read more

You must submit supporting documents with your visa application. Incomplete applications will be returned to VFS. Read more

Information for EEA family members applying for a visa. Read more

Case processing times and case handling. Read more

The Norwegian Embassy in London is being used in a fraudulent money rip-off scheme. Read more