Visas and Residence Permits

From Thursday November 26, the Norwegian government has introduced temporary border controls to prevent people without the required travel documents from entering the country. Read more

As of 20 November 2015 all applicants will be required to provide their biometric data (10 fingerprints and a digital photograph) when applying for a Schengen visa. It is a simple procedure that only takes a few minutes. 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

Since the 1th of August 2007, Romania has been a member of the European Economic Area (EEA), together with the other EU Member States and Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. Norway has eliminated the working restrictions for Romanian citizens, through a decision taken by the Norwegian Parliament on June 15 2012. This means that workers from Romania will have the same access to the Norwegian labo... Read more

Register your application and book appointment online We are pleased to announce that the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Bucharest now has online registry of applications and booking of appointments for anyone applying for visa or residence permits to Norway. On the new Application Portal Norway either the applicant or the reference in Norway can register the application and book appointment online. Read more

Citizens of Romania and the Republic of Moldova can travel to all countries of the Schengen area without visa. Read more