Norway Visit Visa Requirements

Norway is a Scandinavian country encompassing mountains, glaciers and deep coastal fjords. Oslo, the capital, is a city of green spaces and museums. Preserved 9th-century Viking ships are displayed at Oslo’s Viking Ship Museum. Bergen, with colorful wooden houses, is the starting point for cruises to the dramatic Sognefjord. Norway is also known for fishing, hiking and skiing, notably at Lillehammer’s Olympic resort.

Norway as part of the 26 Schengen countries allows access into these other countries without reporting to the port Authorities for an authorized visa issuance. Below are the requirements needed to obtain a Norway visa.

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Visa Requirements

You must have a passport that is valid for at least three months after the end of your visit. The passport must be issued within the last ten years. You must have valid travel insurance. You must have enough money to finance your stay in Norway and your return journey. Depending on the purpose of your travel to Norway, there are different types of visas that will apply to the occasion.

Whether you are planning to go on a visit, study or work and reside in Norway permanently, you will have to apply for a different Norwegian Schengen Visa, accordingly.


      • Firstly, download the application form, fill it completely and with sincerity. You can also fill the Norway Schengen Visa application form electronically and then print a hard-copy.

      • 2 photos must be attached; the photo should be of passport format – a recent whole-face capture with a light background. Learn more about photo requirements and specifications for a Norway Visa.

      • Your passport and copies of your previous visas – valid for at least 3 months beyond return date – are required. Your passport must have at least two blank pages.

      • A copy of your return-ticket reservation. It is not recommended to purchase the ticket before obtaining the visa – if not otherwise required

      • Travel Insurance confirmation of minimum 30,000 € coverage within Norway and the entire Schengen area

      • A cover letter stating the purpose of visit to Norway and itinerary

      • Flight Reservation with dates and flight numbers specifying entry and exit from Norway. Learn how to make flight itinerary for visa application!

      • Proof of accommodation for the whole duration of the intended stay in Norway. Learn how to get hotel reservations for visa applications!

      • Proof of civil status (marriage certificate, birth certificate of children, death certificate of spouse, ration card if applicable)

      • Means of subsistence – Proof of sufficient financial means for the period of stay in Norway.  A foreign national who seeks to enter the territory of Norway needs to attest to the Embassy or Consulate when applying for a Norwegian Visa owing at least 500 NOK that is equivalent to 53.34€. However, this number is not officially fixed and typically the amount is decided on a case-by-case basis.

If employed:

      • Employment contract

      • Current bank statement of the latest 6 months

      • No-objection certificate from employer

      • Income Tax Return (ITR) form or Certificate of Income Tax deducted at the source of salary

If self-employed:

      • A copy of your business license

      • Company bank statement of the latest 6 months

      • Income Tax Return (ITR)

If a student:

If retired:

      • Pension statement of the latest 6 months

If applicable:

      • Regular income generated by property proof of the latest 6 months

*Note: The signed application form must be accompanied by the rest of the above-mentioned mandatory documents and handed personally at the appropriate embassy/consulate or its representative in your home country.

Apart from the general documentation required, accompanying should be other additional documents depending on the purpose of your Norwegian Visa application.

Norway Tourist/Visitor Visa:


Norway Visa for Business Purposes:

      • Invitation letter from the Norwegian company you will be visiting and their detailed address accompanied with the dates of your visit

      • A certificate from your employer stating/allowing your business travel

      • If there were previous trade relations between the two companies, proof of such events must be provided

      • Business bank statement of the latest 6 months

      • Memorandum and Article of Association in original certified copy (registered with joint stock companies) Trade License (first issued and present renewal), Proprietorship/Partnership documents

      • Regarding the applicant’s expenses during stay in the Schengen zone, either the employer or the partner company must state coverage of expenses on the letter or invitation.

Norway Visa for Medical Purposes:

      • A local medical report

      • A medical attestation from the hospital or doctor in Norway, confirming the date of your appointment as well as your medical situation

      • Payment receipt of medical fees

Norway Visa for Culture, Sports, Film Crew or Religious Purposes:

      • Invitation letter from the above-mentioned authorities with details upon the nature of events or activities – purpose of visit , expense coverage

      • Names of the applicants (crew members)

      • Duration of stay

      • Travel itinerary

Norway Visa for Members of Official Delegations:

      • The official invitation copy

      • Identity of applicant

      • Purpose of journey (negotiations, meetings, event by intergovernmental organizations, consultations)

      • Duration of stay

      • Place of accommodation 

Norway Visa for Study, Training, Research, or other type of Internship Purposes:

    • An enrollment certificate allowing attendance of courses

    • Certificate of completion or courses attended

    • Financial sustenance

Important sections of Self Service Document to be Uploaded before Biometrics appointment Day

  1. Find all documents under each category.
  2. Scan all documents under each category.
  3. Email all documents under each category to us.

Needed document types

Residency: This is country residency document, if you are not applying in your country of nationality

Employment evidence: this might include a work certificate, letter or contract, for further information please check the User guide for supporting documentation.

Financial evidence: this might include a bank statement, savings certificate or payslips, for further information please check the User guide for supporting documentation

Sponsor evidence: this might include your sponsor’s passport and residency or an invitation letter, for further information please check the User guide for supporting documentation

Studies evidence: this might include your offer letter, for further information please check the User guide for supporting documentation

Family evidence: this might include birth and marriage certificates, for further information please check the User guide for supporting documentation

Accommodation: temporary or permanent this might include a rental or house, mortgage statement or house deed, for further information please check the User guide for supporting documentation

Travel and residency documents: we always recommend that you do not book and pay for travel and accommodation until the outcome of your visa is known

Other evidence: Any other valuable information.

It should end with a Link to download the visa application form. A sub section should contain the requirements for minors.

Application fees to Norway embassy:

Application fees to Norway Embassy

Visitor’s visa for adults and children over 12 years old

(single or multiple entries)

80 euros

Visitor’s visa for children between 6 and 12 years old 

(single or multiple entries)

40 euro

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How to apply

Step 1: Fill all forms Online or Offline. 

Step 2: Pay application fees. 

Step 3: Select Biometrics Appointment Date. 

Step 4: Upload All Support Documents

Step 5: Print out all submission documents. 

Step 6: Visit TLS Centre for Submission.

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