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    12 March 2020

    Dear Applicants,

    kindly be advised that our Visa Application Centre will be closed on Sunday 14 June 2020 and Monday 15 June 2020 and we will resume operation on Tuesday 16 June 2020.

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    18 March 2020

    Restrictions on entry into Norway

    The Norwegian Government has implemented extensive restrictions on entry into Norway due to the spread of COVID-19. As a result, foreigners who do not hold a valid residence permit in Norway will be rejected at the border and refused entry into Norway. For the time being, visas for visitors to Norway will not be granted.

    For more information on the entry restrictions to Norway, please visit:

    Temporary closure of VFS’ Visa Application Centers for Norway

    Due to the extensive restrictions on entry into Norway, it will no longer be possible to submit applications for Schengen visas to Norway at any of VFS’ visa application centers. The application centers will still be open for submissions of applications for residence permits to Norway.

    For any enquiries, please contact VFS Call center.

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    16 March 2020

    COVID-19 RESTRICTION ON TRAVEL TO NORWAY

    In order to stop the spread of COVID-19 and to contribute to the maintenance of necessary health and care services, the Norwegian Directorate of Health has, according to the Infection Control Act, issued the following decision with effect from 12 March 2020:

    Travellers from countries outside the Nordic region who are not residents of Norway will be asked to return. The alternative is quarantine. Travellers with symptoms will be isolated.

    For more information please follow this link (https://www.fhi.no/en/op/novel-coronavirus-facts-advice/facts-and-general-advice/Areas-with-presumed-ongoing-transmission/

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    11 March 2020

    Due to the expected bad weather tomorrow 12 March 2020 our visa application center will be closed, we will resume our work next Sunday 15 March 2020.

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    13 October 2019

    Dear Applicants,

    Kindly note that we're facing some technical issues with the call center system for our center and we're currently working on having these issues resolved.

    Meanwhile for any inquiry or appointment request, please send an email to: info.noeg@vfsglobal.com

    Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience.

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    14 May 2019

    Are you applying for a residence permit to Norway? From 12 May 2019 applications will be sent to Amman.

    New regional hub system for immigration cases:

    As from 12 May 2019, the Norwegian Embassy in Cairo will no longer be responsible for applications for visitor’s visa or residence permit to Norway submitted at the VFS Global application center in Cairo. Instead, VFS will send the applications to the Norwegian Embassy in Amman, Jordan.

    Please note that you will still be able to submit the application and collect your passport and decision documents from the VFS application center located in Cairo even though your application is sent to and processed by another embassy. The application procedures as well as the application fees will remain unchanged.

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    01 May 2019

    Dear Applicants,

    Due to unplanned maintenance from telecom Egypt our service is temporary affected and expected to be restored by Sunday, 05 May 2019

    We apologize for any Inconvenience.

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    22 April 2019

    Dear Applicants,

    Kindly note that we're facing some technical issues with the call center system for our center and we're currently working on having these issues resolved.

    Meanwhile for any inquiry or appointment request, please send an email to: info.noeg@vfsglobal.com

    our sincere apologies for any inconvenience.

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    05 June 2018

    Dear Applicant,

    To have documents legalised by the Norwegian Embassy you would be required to contact the Embassy first to book an appointment in advance:

    Documents submission is available on Tuesday & Thursday from 13:00 till 15:00.

    To book an appointment with the Embassy for legalisation services please contact the Embassy at Tel.: 02 27283900

    For more information please visit: https://www.norway.no/en/egypt/for-nordmenn/notarialforretninger-og-legalisering/

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    10 December 2017

    The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Cairo is pleased to announce the opening of the Visa Application Centre in Cairo on the 8 January 2018.