Visas and Residence Permits

From January 15, skilled workers who wish to search for work in Norway for more than three months, need to apply for a residence permit. 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

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia and Republic of Montenegro, can travel to all countries of the Schengen area without visa. Read more

Photo: Marius E. Hauge/MFA Norway.

For information on the documentation required for applications for residence permit for different purposes, please visit the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration’s webpage Skill