09 November 2019
Please be informed that Monday, 11 November 2019 has been declared by the Federal Government of Nigeria as public holiday to mark the 2019 Eidul-Mawlid celebration in commemoration of birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PDUH). All our offices will remain closed on the said dates
Visa application acceptance will resume on 12 November 2019.
08 October 2018
Dear Applicants, please be informed that we are relocating to below new location in Abuja from 15 October 2018
Sterling Bank Plaza, 3rd Floor, Plot 1083 Mohammadu Buhari Way,
Central Business District, Abuja
24 July 2018
Important Notice to all Norway Applicants
|VFS Service Charge||12600|
|Mandatory courier fee||7050|
04 July 2018
Are you applying for a visa or residence permit to Norway? Please make note of the following changes:
New regional system for immigration cases
As from 03 August 2018, applications for visa or residence permit will be processed by the Norwegian embassy in Accra – Republic of Ghana. However, applications will still be received through VFS Global in Federal Republic of Nigeria after this date.
Apply and collect as before!
You will still be able to submit the application and collect the decision letter from the same visa application center as before. Whereas the application procedures remain the same, please take note of the following changes when applying to go to Norway from 03 August 2018:
27 September 2017
The processing time for applications is normally up to 15 calendar days. In some cases, applications are sent to the Directorate of Immigration (UDI), and the processing time for these may be up to 30 days. In exceptional cases UDI may take up to 60 days to make a decision.
11 October 2016
The Norwegian Embassy is going back to paper archiving of cases. It is therefore important that all applicants submit copies of all their original documents for archiving purposes.
VFS Global has been appointed as an outsourced partner by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in order to facilitate the submission of your visa application This website contains all information concerning the procedures and details about the submission of visa applications, so visa applicants are strongly recommended to carefully read all sections of this web site in order to identify the type of visa meeting their requirement at best. It has to be noted that all visa applications have to be submitted at the Norway visa application centre in Lagos or Abuja.
Effective from 1 March 2015, Norway visa application center in Abuja will accept the applications on behalf of The Royal Norwegian Embassy, Abuja.
Visa Application Centre in Lagos would accept the applications effective 1 April 2015