Welcome to the website of the VFS Visa Application Centre for Norway in Algeria. This site provides information on procedures applicable to all nationalities who need a Schengen visa to travel to Norway, Denmark and Iceland. VFS Global is a commercial company, working as a privately-run service company, authorized by the Embassy of Norway to provide the users with complete information on procedure and requirements for visa and to collect the visa applications. However, any assessment and decision on visa is taken by the Embassy only.
Family members and boyfriend/girlfriend of Norwegians may now come to Norway to visit. Norway opening for some visa categories from 15 July 2020
Starting 15 July 2020, the Government allows the entry of foreign nationals from countries outside the EU/EEA (referred to as third-country nationals) who have family or an established romantic relationship in Norway. You may still be required to quarantine after your arrival to Norway. Please see [here] for more information.
Who can apply for a visa to Norway now:
Foreign national who can document place of stay for quarantine according to Covid-19-regulation § 5, first paragraph, and who has the following relation to a person residing in Norway:
Form can be found here: https://www.udi.no/globalassets/global/aktuelt/korona/solemn-declaration-on-relationship.pdf
For more detailed information on the new regulation, see here https://www.udi.no/en/important-messages/endring-i-innreiseregler-fra-15.-juli/
Where and how to apply
Please check the web-page of your local visa application center to find information about where and how to apply (link to relevant web-site with links to the local pages)
Importance of documentation:
Please note that all normal requirements for Schengen-visas still apply. The lists of documentation requirements are available on VFS’ webpages. In addition, when handing in your application at VFS, you must prove that you are in one of the categories mentioned above. If not, VFS are instructed to refuse to receive your application.
For updated regulations and instructions from UDI, please see here (only in Norwegian):
Due to the current situation related to the Covid-19 pandemic, the VFS Global team for Norway has put in place additional measures to guarantee the health and safety of all.
Wearing a mask is compulsory in the center.
People with a temperature above 37.3 ° C cannot be admitted and must postpone their procedure.
Cleaning of hands with the help of hand sanitizer (available at the center) is compulsory at each stage of the procedure at the center.
Respect for social distancing (at least 1 m between each person)
Companions/Guides will not be able to access the center.
All these rules should be followed when you enter the VFS Global visa application center for Norway in Algiers.
Please note that you will need to book an appointment prior visiting the visa application center, please call 00213 21 99 88 42 for more informations.
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
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