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Important Information

  • Requirement of negative Covid-19 test and quarantine when entering Norway

    The Norwegian Government has implemented new regulations on entry to Norway due to the spread of COVID-19.

    The regulations are connected to pre-arrival Covid-19 test and quarantine after arrival. The regulations are in force as of 9th of November 2020.

    For answers to specific questions relating to travel to Norway during the corona situation for non-citizens, please consult the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration’s Q&A webpage:

    Also, please be aware that all travelers are responsible to keep themselves updated on the current rules for entering Norway.

  • More family members who live outside the EU/ EEA can now travel to Norway.

    The government has announced that it will be possible for more family members residing outside the EU/ EEA to travel to Norway from 21 October 2020.

    The groups are:

    • children and stepchildren over the age of 21 to a person resident in Norway
    • parents and stepparents of children over the age of 21 residing in Norway
    • grandparents and step-grandparents of a person resident in Norway
    • grandchildren and step-grandchildren of a person resident in Norway
    • children of your girlfriend/boyfriend if you are in an established relationship
    • spouse, registered partner, cohabitant and children of a Norwegian citizen who lives abroad and who travels to visit Norway together with the Norwegian citizen
    • EU/EEA citizens and their family members residing in third countries

    The usual requirements for visa and entry will apply.

    See also press releases from the Directorate of Immigration (UDI)

    For more information regarding quarantine conditions please consult the Norwegian Institute of Public Health’s webpage

  • Re-opening of Visa Application Center in Jakarta

    Based on the new PSBB regulation, VFS Services Indonesia will be operating at 25% of the normal capacity. Effective from Wednesday, 16 September 2020 the Norway Visa Application Center will accept visa applications with certain limitations. Should you need more information, kindly send an email to

    Customers can lodge the visa application by appointment only.

  • Starting from Monday, 20 July 2020:

    Norway re-opens for submission of C-visa applications for the following groups:

    Children under 21

    Please note, for girlfriend/boyfriend visa applications there is an additional document requirement that has to be submitted with the application. English version: Declaration on relationship

    |Norwegian version: Declaration on relationship

    IF they have been a couple for at least 9 months and met at least once in person.

    Embassy will also re-open for D-visa applications from the following applicants (in addition of those who have lost their residence card or have an expired residence card):

    Spouses of Norwegian citizens who are living in Norway or plan to settle here, and their joint children.

    Spouses of Nordic nationals who have lived in Norway for the past three years, and their joint children.

    Spouses of foreign nationals with a permanent residence permit (settlement permit) and their joint children.

    Spouses of foreign nationals with a residence permit as skilled workers with an employer in Norway and their joint children.

    Spouses of foreign nationals who have an individual permit to work in a group, and their joint children.

    For more detailed information on the new regulation, please visit

    If you have any questions, please reach out in getting your queries answered by sending us an email.

    Your safety is our priority.

    As part of precautionary measures, customers visiting our Visa Application Centres may be subjected to body temperature checks to assess their health conditions and required to wear face mask.

    Customers exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms, including fever (higher than 37.3 degrees Celsius), cough and difficulty breathing will be allowed to reschedule their application submission for another day and will be advised to seek medical attention at the nearest healthcare facility of their choice.

    Apart from the safety procedures conducted, please note that The Norway Visa Application Centre will open Mondays and Wednesdays Click here for Visa Application Centre address.

    Limited number of customers will be allowed inside the VAC at any given time, hence customers are mandated to book an appointment.

    For the safety of our customers and staff, customers are encouraged to avail courier service, to avoid multiple trips to the VAC hence avoiding further spread of the virus.

  • On Thursday 12 March 2020, The Norwegian Government enacted a variety of new measures to prevent transmission of the coronavirus. Everyone arriving in Norway who have been outside the Nordic countries are to stay in their homes for 14 days after arriving home to Norway, regardless of whether they have symptoms, or not. Travellers from countries outside the Nordic region who are not residents of Norway will be asked to return. The alternative for these travellers is quarantine. Travellers with symptoms will be isolated. This means that everyone presently staying in Norway and who has been in a country outside the Nordic region in the past 14 days is to be quarantined as well. This policy has retroactive effect and applies to all arrivals since Thursday 27 February 2020. The decision is effective until Thursday 26 March 2020. Please note that these measures can be prolonged for a longer period. For information on precautionary health measures implemented in Norway, please visit the Norwegian Institute of Public Health We encourage all applicants to familiarize themselves with their country’s official health advice for travellers.
  • As a precautionary measure to avoid the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), all customers visiting the Norway Visa Application Center in Jakarta are required to have their body temperature checked before entering the Centre. For customers with an appointment and having a temperature ≥ 37.3 ℃, our security team will date stamp the appointment letter and inform the customer to return with the letter when his/her health condition has improved, by emailing our helpdesk at Those with signs and symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g. fever, cough and difficulty breathing) should seek medical advice as early as possible from the Indonesia Health Authorities. Your cooperation is highly appreciated.
  • Increased Fees for Visa Applications

    Please note: As of 02 February 2020 the Schengen visa fee per person (Short Stay Visa) will increase from 60 to 80 euros or the equivalent amount in your local currency. For children between 6-12 years old the visa fee will increase to 40 euros or equivalent.
  • As per instruction from Embassy of Norway from 29 July 2019 all applicant who want to apply to Norway must come to Norway Visa Application Center for checking photo on bio page. Both for applicant who already had visit to Schengen country before (VIS) and applicant who have not visit to Schengen Country.
  • Schedule an appointment before submitting your visa application – click here
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