How to Obtain a Residence Permit in Norway
If you’re looking to secure a residence permit in Norway and apply for various visas, you can follow these straightforward steps:
Step 1: Determine Your Visa Requirement
First and foremost, it’s crucial to establish whether you require a visa. Non-EU/EEA citizens planning to conduct business in Norway must obtain a Residence Permit.
Step 2: Choose the Right Visa Type
There are diverse visa and work permit options available, depending on your specific travel purpose and duration. Fionza Consultants’ expert team will assess your business needs and recommend the most suitable visa type.
Step 3: Fulfill Visa Requirements
Before applying for any visa, you must meet specific requirements. Fionza Consultants will guide you through these prerequisites and assist you in fulfilling them.
Step 4: Visa Application
Once we receive all the necessary documents, including your passport, photographs, and flight details, our experts will initiate the application process with the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) on your behalf.
Here are the main types of visas available:
1. Norway Work Visa:
This visa is for employees and entrepreneurs intending to work in Norway. Requirements include vocational training, a valid passport, a job offer from a Norwegian employer, and proof of residence in Norway.
2. Norway Self-Employment Visa:
Ideal for individuals starting a business in Norway. Requirements encompass vocational training, a detailed business plan, minimum profit generation, business permits or licenses, a valid passport, and visa application.
3. Norway Investor Visa:
Designed for those looking to invest in Norwegian markets. Requirements involve a minimum investment amount, proof of sufficient funds, and investments in specific sectors. A valid passport and visa application are also essential.
4. C- Visa:
This short-stay visa is for transit or stays of up to 90 days in the Schengen Area, including Norway. Requirements include a valid passport, travel insurance, and proof of financial means.
5. D- Visa:
This visa is for immediate family members of individuals applying for family immigration or skilled foreign workers awaiting a work visa. Requirements vary but may include a cover letter, a valid passport, visa application, and travel insurance.
Additionally, D- Visas may be issued on a case-by-case basis depending on individual circumstances.
For any assistance or inquiries related to securing a residence permit or visas in Norway, feel free to contact Fionza Consultants.