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

Please note that Israeli citizens do not need a tourist visa for short stays up to 90 days (not involving employment). If you hold another citizenship, please check the List of visa-free countries . You can apply for a visa to Norway, if Norway is the main destination. Definition of the main destination is: a) the country where you intend to stay the longest, b) the country where the main purpo... Read more

Applications for residence permits for work, family reunification and study purposes are forwarded from the Embassy to the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration in Oslo (UDI). When a decision has been made, the Embassy will inform the applicant on behalf of UDI and issue an entry visa if needed. For details regarding the different types of residence permits, please consult the following pages:... Read more

We are pleased to announce that the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Tel Aviv now has online registry of applications and booking of appointments for all applicants for visa or residence permits to Norway. On the Application Portal Norway either the applicant or the reference in Norway can register the application and book an appointment online. Read more

Instruction on how to register online Read more