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.
|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
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
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.
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