Types of Visit Visa for Norway
1. Tourist Visa
2. Business Visa
3. Visa to visit family/friends in Norway
Norway Visit Visa Process
1. Apply online at UDI
2. Pay visa fee online Eur 80
3. Get an appointment at VFS Global
4. Present physical application at VFS Global center
5. Wait for around 3 weeks for your visa process.
6. You get SMS or email notification from VFS Global to collect your passport.
Visit Visa Duration for Norway
Norway visit visa can be applied for a maximum of 90 days stay.
However, the duration of the stay depends on how much duration is allowed according to your visa sticker. When you are applying for your visa, you have to mention the duration for which you want a visa. Make sure you request a duration that justifies your purpose of travel.
Visit Visa Appointments
Norway visa submission appointment is provided by VFS Global. They have their Visa Application Centers in Lahore, Karachi & Islamabad. Once you have created your online application at UDI, you need to get an appointment at VFS Global center to submit your documents physically.
VFS Global has an online appointment booking system on their website at:
Also, you can call their helpline number at +92 51 8439383 to book your appointment.
There is no cost to appointment. But remember that due to overload of applications, the appointment availability might be little or too much delayed.
Norway Visa Official Websites
When lodging your Norway visa application, there are 3 websites/portals that you’ll need to use for the complete visa application process:
Norway embassy website for Pakistan
This website is the official Norway embassy website for Pakistan and always contains the lates information. However, you can use it just for information gathering only.
Norway Visa Portal – UDI
This is a central system of visa application and is run directly by Norwegian government. All visa applications get started here.
VFS Global Website
Norway embassy has hired VFS Global as their official partner to receive visa application. They have various centers in major cities of Pakistan. You can use their website to get appointments that are required to submit your visa application in hard copy.
Norway Visa Fee
There are two types of fee you pay for Norway visa:
UDI visa fee
This is the official fee that Norway embassy charges. This fee is paid at UDI official portal. Here is the rate card for visa applications to Norway:
Adult Applicant = Eur 80
Children 6-12 Years = Eur 40
Children under 6 year = Free
VFS Global Processing Fee
These are the charges that Visa Application Center (VFS Global) charges applicants for physical processing at their centers in Pakistan. The cost also includes courier fee for your visa application sending to Abu Dhabi (Norway embassy runs from UAE for Pakistani applicants)
Kindly note that VFS Global accepts payments only in cash. No credit or debit card facility is provided.
Norway Visa Passport Requirements
Before you apply for Norway visa, ensure that your passport:
1. Must be valid for at least next 3 months after your planned departure from Schengen states.
2. Should have min two blank pages.
Norway Visa Photo Requirements
To avoid any hurdles or issues, ensure that your photos meet the set requirements by Norwegian embassy.
• Should not be more than 6 months old
• Photo size should be 35–40mm
• Should be sharp and focused
• With light background
For more details on photo instructions, follow this guide: https://www.icao.int/Security/mrtd/Downloads/Technical%20Reports/Annex_A-Photograph_Guidelines.pdf
Norway Visa Processing Time from Pakistan & Application Facts:
Getting a Norway visa is a not that easy but if prepared properly, you get much better chances. Here are some key facts that can help you understand and prepare better for your Norway visa application:
Euro 80 for adults
Visa application effort
Physical appearance required
Visa appointment required
Visa processing time
Visa rejection ratio
Documents Required for Norway Visa
All documents must be in A4 size format. If any original document you are submitting is of different size, then you must also submit a copy of that document in A4 size.
If any document in Urdu/Other language, it must be translated to English as well.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Norway located?
Norway also is a European country Located in northern Europe.
Why is Norway famous for tourism??
The main perks of Norway for tourism are its mind-blowing Fjords, Awe-inspiring northern lights, Exceptional wildlife, Unforgettable rail journeys, authentic heritage, an abundance of outdoor pursuits, and postcards like Islands.
Is Norway an expensive country to Visit?
Norway has a reputation for being so expensive, but after taking a few precautions you can make it budgeted.
Do the Netherlands provide PR?
Yes, but you first have to get temporary residence for 5 years. After that, you become eligible for PR.
What is the average gross in Netherland?
The average gross in Netherland is 38500 euros per year.