Passport and visa regulations
|Passport required||visa required||Return ticket required|
|Other EU countries||No/1||no||no|
ID cards/identity cards
i.a. Nationals of the following countries listed in the table above can enter as tourists with a valid ID/ID card: EU countries and Switzerland (Denmark only if arriving directly from a Scandinavian country) ( Exceptions: a passport is required for Cyprus nationals). Attention: Many Norwegian authorities and eg banks do not recognize the identity card. It is therefore recommended to travel with your passport.
Generally required, must be valid for at least 3 months beyond the visa if the traveler is not an EU citizen. In addition, the passports of non-EU citizens must not be more than ten years old. Passports of EU citizens must be valid during the stay. However, a longer validity is recommended to meet the stricter requirements of some airlines, if applicable.
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Note on the passport
Norway is a signatory and user of EU legal acts (Schengen Agreement).
Note on the endorsement in the passport
Important: Persons requiring a visa must carry a passport or another recognized travel document and the Schengen visa with them during their stay in the Schengen area.
A visa is generally required except for citizens of the following countries listed in the table above for stays of up to 3 months: (a) EU countries and Switzerland. (b)  Turkish nationals holding a residence permit for a Schengen country or Monaco.
Note on the visa
The Federal Foreign Office expressly points out that a visa is required for onward travel to the Russian Federation, which must be applied for at a Russian diplomatic mission and cannot be obtained at the border. Entry from Norway to Russia can only be made via the “Storskog” border crossing (in the municipality of Sør-Varanger/Kirkenes). Crossing the border at other points in the region is not possible (not even for visa holders). The partially green border has no visible barrier, but it is closely monitored. Even the smallest step across the border will be prosecuted by both Norwegian and Russian authorities.
Inquiries to the competent consular representation (see contact addresses). Schengen visa: Airport transit visa: €80.00 Short stay visa, less than 90 days: €80.00 Children over six and under twelve years of age: €40.00 Citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia: €35.00
Visa types and costs
Entry, transit visa. In person at the competent consular representation in the applicant’s country of residence (see contact addresses).
Varies depending on nationality, reason and length of stay. The responsible consular representations provide further information. (see contact addresses). Schengen visa: (a) Passport valid for at least 3 months beyond the visa expiry date, no older than 10 years, with at least two blank pages and copies of the first four pages of the passport. (b) Where applicable, all documents (originals) showing the purpose (e.g. invitation from private individuals or companies, medical certificate and appointment with the treating Belgian doctor or in a Belgian hospital) and the conditions of the planned stay (e.g. Hotel reservation) justify. (c) documents proving that the (invited) foreigner has sufficient funds to cover the costs of his stay and return journey as well as any costs for his medical care, if necessary in the form of an obligation to assume the costs (proof of travel booking, etc.). (d) Document proving that the alien is the holder, on an individual or collective basis, of valid international travel health insurance covering the cost of repatriation for medical reasons, urgent medical treatment and/or hospital care. In principle, the applicant must take out insurance in the country of residence. If the host takes out insurance for the applicant, they must do so in their own country of residence. The insurance taken out must be valid for the entire territory of the Schengen countries and for the entire duration of the stay. The insurance must have a minimum coverage of €30,000. (e) Visa Fee. (f) 2 recent biometric passport photos (3.5 x 4.5 cm). (g) 1 completed application form. (h) Documents proving the professional status of the applicant (proof of enrollment, leave permit from employer, proof of pension, proof of self-employment, etc.). (f) 2 recent biometric passport photos (3.5 x 4.5 cm). (g) 1 completed application form. (h) Documents proving the professional status of the applicant (proof of enrollment, leave permit from employer, proof of pension, proof of self-employment, etc.). (f) 2 recent biometric passport photos (3.5 x 4.5 cm). (g) 1 completed application form. (h) Documents proving the professional status of the applicant (proof of enrollment, leave permit from employer, proof of pension, proof of self-employment, etc.).
Before entering the Schengen area, nationals of visa-required countries must apply for a Schengen visa for the country they enter first when transiting through the Schengen area. This is only issued by the competent consular representation of the country in which the person has their permanent residence. That is why the Norwegian representations in Germany and Austria only issue visas in individual cases.
All foreigners who want to stay in Norway for more than three months must register with the responsible Norwegian police station. This should be done no later than two weeks after entry. Part of the registration can be done in advance on the Immigration Office website. Information can also be obtained from the responsible consular representations.
Short-term stay: Between 2 and 10 working days. Long-term stay: Several months.
Proof of sufficient funds
Foreigners must have sufficient funds (Nkr 500 per day).
Entry with children
Germans: Identity card when entering the country as a tourist or machine-readable children’s passport or your own passport. Austrians: Identity card when entering the country as a tourist or your own passport. Swiss: Identity card when entering the country as a tourist or your own passport. Turks: Own passport. Note: The same visa requirements apply to children as to their parents. Note: Minors under the age of 16 traveling alone or with only one parent/guardian should carry a parent/guardian consent form. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) for trips abroad (also within the EU).
Entry with pets
Dogs, cats and ferrets from EU countries, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstein need an EU pet passport (pet pass), which shows that the animal has had a valid rabies vaccination and, if necessary, a valid booster vaccination against rabies. The animal must not be introduced before the 21st day after vaccination. The animals must have an implanted microchip on their neck as an identifier. In addition, a blood sample with a titration of neutralizing rabies antibodies of at least 0.5 IU/ml must be presented. In addition, a tapeworm treatment with praziquantel or espiprantel must be carried out within 120 to 24 hours before importation and repeated within the first 7 days after importation and entered in the passport by the veterinarian. For animals coming from countries with urban rabies, a quarantine of 4 months is mandatory. The animals must be registered with the official veterinarian (Norwegian Animal Health Agency (Statens Dyrehelsetilsyn, PO Box Ullevaalsveien 68, N-0454 Oslo, Tel: (+47) 22 24 19 40) at least 30 days before arrival. The traveler must confirm in writing that the pet has been in an EU/EFTA country in the last 6 months There are no restrictions for dogs, cats and ferrets from Sweden Import of attack dogs and dogs that are a dog-wolf crossbreed is prohibited. A pedigree may have to be provided as proof. For dogs, cats and ferrets from all other countries, the following national regulation applies: A quarantine of 4 months is mandatory. The animals must be reported to the Norwegian Board of Animal Health (see above) at least 30 days before arrival. More information and forms are available from the Norwegian Food Safety Authority. The following dog breeds may not be brought to Norway: Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Fila Brasileiro, Tosa, Dogo Argentino, Czechoslovakian Wolfhound, as well as mixed breeds of these breeds and mixed breeds between dogs and wolves.