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Welcome to the web-site for Norwegian Visa Application Center in Sri Lanka.

This site provides information on procedures applicable to all Sri Lankan residents who wish to apply for a Schengen visa to travel to Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and Sri Lankan residents who wish to apply for a long stay visa for Norway.

For Prospective Applicants

If you wish to apply for a Schengen visa to Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden or Long stay visa to Norway, kindly read the information on this site carefully. If you follow the guidelines listed on this site, you will be able to submit your documents accurately. This will reduce the chances of your application being rejected due to inadequate or faulty submission of documents.

Please note that no previous versions handwritten application forms will be accepted at the Norwegian Visa Application Centre effective 10 May 2013.

VISA APPLYING PROCESS
Step 1 : Schengen visa applications and applications for work and residence permits for Norway are accepted at the VFS application centre
Step 2 : Visa applicants who wish to apply for a Schengen visa requested to fill in the application form online using the secure Application Portal before submitting their supporting documents at the Norwegian Visa Application Centre. For more information on how to register your application online, please click here . Please note that np previous versions handwritten application forms will be accepted at Norwegian Visa Application Centre effective 10 May 2013.

Those who register their applications online using the Application Portal prior to showing up at the Norwegian Visa Application Centre may pay the handling fee of 60 Euros online using a credit/debit card (Mastercard or Visa), and then book an appointment for when they would like to show up at the Norwegian Application Centre to submit their passport and supporting documents. Applicants with a prior appointment will be given priority and may go straight to an available counter without having to wait in line. We highly recommend that all applications for Schengen visas and 7-day entry visas are registered online prior to showing up at the Application Centre as this contributes to a more efficient and smooth process, and less waiting time for the applicant.

It is also possible for the sponsor in Norway to complete all, or part of the online process for the applicant (e.g. log on and pay the application fee).

Applicants who have not registered their applications online prior to showing up at the Norwegian Visa Application Centre, may register their applications online at the Visa Application Centre using designated kiosks. Please make sure that you bring a credit/debit card with you to ensure that the visa handling fee of 60 Euros may be paid online using the Application Portal.
Step 3 : If you are applying for a Schengen visa, please go to the link “All about visas” for more information about the application process and documentation requirements.
It you are applying for residence or work permit, please go to the link ‘All about residence permits’ for more information about the application process and documentation requirements.
Step 4 : Please ensure you read the security regulation notices before you visit the Visa Application Centres / Consulate/ Embassy.

TRACK YOUR APPLICATION ONLINE
If you have already submitted an application for a Visa at VFS Norwegian Visa Application Centre in Colombo you can track your application here.

You can track your application by entering your Receipt Number and your Date of Birth. Please click here.

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