Visas and Residence Permits

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

Information regarding residency permits is available on the UDI website . For queries regarding residency permits, please contact the UDI directly. Relevant checklists for residence permits (e.g. work, study, family immigration, au pair, etc) is found on UDI's website, and must be filled in, signed, and submitted along with the application.   Applications should be submitted at the VFS i Read more

Information regarding fees for visas and residence permits are available on the UDI website . Applications done through the Application Portal must be paid using a credit card. If you do not have a credit card, you will have to ask friends, family, or your Norwegian host person to assist you. VFS Global South Africa charges a service fee of R420 per application over and above t Read more