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

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - VISAS What is the difference between a visa and a residence permit? A visa grants the holder the right to enter Norway/the Schengen area and stay up to 90 days. Both the amount of days you may stay and the visas validity period are specified on the visa sticker. A visa may be valid for one, two ore multiple entries during the validity period. A visa does not allow y... Read more

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS – Residence Permits What is the difference between a visa and a residence permit? A visa grants the holder the right to enter Norway/the Schengen area and stay up to 90 days. Both the amount of days you may stay and the visas validity period are specified on the visa sticker. A visa may be valid for one, two ore multiple entries during the validity period. A visa does... Read more