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  1. A complete online application form filled, printed, signed and with a valid photo glued.
  2. Copy of payment must be attached to the Online application form If paid via bank transfer ( Nordea Bank, Account Number : 6208 05 19910 ) ; or else you may pay via credit/bank card at our office at the time of submission. (A surcharge is applicable if paying with Credit/Bank Cards)
  3. Your passport must be valid for minimum 6 months from the date you arrive back from India. All Non-Norwegians (i.e. foreign passport holders) should submit the copy of their residence permit. If an applicant holds dual nationality, then he/she should submit preferably both the passports. If not, should at least submit copy of the second passport. (First & last page, visa pages)
  4. Note that your passport at the time of submission must hold at least two empty adjacent pages.
  5. Attach the Bank Kvittering for applicable visa fees + kr 195 Rekkomandert postal charges (This charge is applicable if you want us to send the Passport back to you via Rekkomandert post. We send one Passport in one envelop only). The payment has to be be made in our bank account 6208 05 19910
  6. Please note that all incomplete applications will be returned at the expense of the applicant without processing, together with an informative document.

NOTE:

  1. It has been brought to Government of India's notice that some foreigners are carrying satellite phones with them while coming to India on tourist visa. These foreigners were intercepted and their satellite phones were seized.
  2. As per the existing rules and regulations of Government of India, carrying satellite phones by foreigners into India is banned.
  3. Travellers to India are advised to take note of this to avoid any inconvenience later.

NOTE: Normally it takes minimum 3-6 working days to process visas for ethnic- Norwegian nationals and for applicants who are not ethnic Norwegian (i.e. are originally from another country, hold a previous nationality or born in a foreign land), an additional 5 working days processing time is required. Note that such applicants are to fill, Telefax for Visa Clearance in addition to the Online application form.


Normally it takes minimum 3-6 working days to process visas for ethnic- Norwegian nationals and for applicants who are not ethnic Norwegian (i.e. are originally from another country, hold a previous nationality or born in a foreign land), an additional 5 working days processing time is required. Note that such applicants are to fill, Telefax for Visa Clearance in addition to the Online application form.

Documents Required

ALL APPLICANTS NEED TO SUBMIT A COPY OF THE RETURN TICKETS AND A COPY OF VALID TRAVEL INSURANCE ALONG WITH VISA APPLICATION AND OTHER EXISTING DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS.

IF YOUR NAME HAS SCANDINAVIAN ALPHABETS, THEN PLEASE USE THE ENGLISH VERSION OF YOUR NAME MENTIONED IN THE LAST LINE OF THE PASSPORT. ( Ø IS OE, Æ IS AE AND Å IS AA).

Applicants applying for Employment visas are only eligible to apply from Norway if they have stayed in Norway for two or more years. Applicants holding other than Norwegian passports need to provide proof of residence showing that they are living in Norway for two or more years.

  1. Online Visa application form duly filled and signed by the applicant.
  2. Passport (passport must be valid for minimum 6 months from the date you arrive back from India. Note that your passport at the time of submission must hold at least two empty pages). All Non-Norwegians (i.e. foreign passport holders) should submit the copy of their residence permit. If an applicant holds dual nationality, then he/she should submit preferably both the passports. If not, should at least submit copy of the second passport (First & last page, visa pages).
  3. Photograph (colored with white background and 50 * 50 mm in size) click here
  4. Telefax for visa clearance for non ethnic Norwegian (birth place indifferent country or holds previous nationality or has different nationality)
  5. Visa fees (you can pay by credit card at our office or a bank transaction receipt)
  6. A complete signed contract with the Indian company including salary (which should not be less than $25000) and other benefits.
  7. An invitation letter from the Indian company as well as a brief profile of the company.
  8. RBI permission in order to establish business/office in India.

Note: APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT HOLD NORWEGIAN PASSPORTS, ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A COPY OF THE PROOF OF RESIDENCE, SUCH AS, RESIDENCE PERMIT CARD ISSUED BY UDI/ CONFIRMATION OF REGISTRATION (FROM SKATTETATEN)(THIS IS BOATTEST IN ENGLISH VERSION)/ REGISTERING BEVIS FOR EEA CITIZENS ISSUED BY THE POLICE. THIS IS A MANDATORY DOCUMENT THAT THE EMBASSY REUIRES AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION.

Processing Fee

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  1. Telex form for Visa clearance should be submitted along with online visa application by Non-ethnic Norwegian applicants.
  2. The Sri Lankan National form is to be filled by persons of Sri Lankan origin.
  3. When an applicant has an Indian father/ spouse, then it is important then he/she will have to provide the necessary documents such as Copy of PIO Card etc... alongwith the Online application form.
  4. Missionary Form in addition to the Online visa application form is to be filled by those who visit India on missionary purposes.
  5. Payments can either be made through bank transfer (Nordea Bank, Account Number : 6208 05 19910 ) ; or else you may pay via credit/bank card at our office at the time of submission. (A surcharge/gebyr is applicable if paying with Credit/Bank Cards. PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT ACCEPT CHEQUES/AMEX/DINERS).
  6. For easy and convinient tracking of Your Passports and delivery, you can order for sms alerts for a Nominal cost.

Revised Visa Fee w.e.f May 2021

Viss Fees for Norway nationals

Sl No Type of Visa Visa Fee ICWF Service Provider Fee Total In NOK
1 Employment (E) & Project (P) Visas Upto 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry 1010 25 145 1180
More than 6 months and up to 1 year/ Multiple Entry 1680 25 145 1850
More than 1 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry 2520 25 145 2690
2 MISSIONARY VISAS (M) Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry 680 25 145 850
More than 6 months and up to 1 year/ Multiple Entry 1010 25 145 1180
More than 1 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry 1680 25 145 1850
3 MOUNTAINEERING VISAS (MX) Up to 6 months/Single (or Multiple) Entry 680 25 145 850
4 Intern Visas (I) Up to 1 year/Multiple Entry 680 25 145 850
5 Film Visas (F) Up to 1 year/ Single or Multiple Entry (Maximum duration of the visa will be 1 year 1010 25 145 1180

Employment visa fees to be charged from nationals of the following countries on reciprocal basis

Sl No Country Name Type of Business Visa Visa Fee ICWF Service Provider Fee Total In NOK
1 Australlia Up to 6 months 1510 25 145 1680
Up to 1 year 1850 25 145 2020
More than 01 year upto 5 years 2520 25 145 2690
2 Canada Up to 6 months 1260 25 145 1430
Upto one year 1680 25 145 1850
More than 01 year upto 5 years 2520 25 145 2690
3 Denmark Up to 6 months 1050 25 145 1220
Upto one year 1680 25 145 1850
More than 01 year upto 5 years 2520 25 145 2690
4 France Up to 6 months 1140 25 145 1310
Upto one year 1680 25 145 1850
More than 01 year upto 5 years 2520 25 145 2690
5 Iran Up to 6 months 1970 25 145 2140
Upto one year 2310 25 145 2480
More than 01 year upto 5 years 2980 25 145 3150
6 Ireland Up to 6 months 1350 25 145 1520
Upto one year 1680 25 145 1850
More than 01 year upto 5 years 2520 25 145 2690
7 Israel Up to 6 months 8380 25 145 8550
Upto one year 8720 25 145 8890
More than 01 year upto 5 years 9390 25 145 9560
8 New Zealand Up to 6 months 1220 25 145 1390
Upto one year 1680 25 145 1850
More than 01 year upto 5 years 2520 25 145 2690
9 Thailand Up to 6 months 1350 25 145 1520
Upto one year 1680 25 145 1850
More than 01 year upto 5 years 2520 25 145 2690
10 U.A.E. Up to 6 months 3150 25 145 3320
Upto one year 3480 25 145 3650
More than 01 year upto 5 years 4150 25 145 4320

Special Visa fee Categories (w.e.f. 01.04.2021)

S No. For nationals of Country: Type of Visa Visa Fee ICWF Service Provider Fee Total In NOK
1 Argentina For All other types of visas, General visa fee will be applicable.
2 Japan All other categories of visas irrespective of duration 70 25 145 240
3 Mozambique Business/ Employment Visa Gratis Gratis Gratis Gratis
All other types of visas except Transit, Student and Medical/Medical Attendant Visas
Up to 6 months 1850 25 145 2020
Up to 6 months (in Emergency) 2520 25 145 2690
Up to 1 year 2520 25 145 2690
Up to 1 year (in Emergency) 2520 25 145 2690
Up to 5 years 2520 25 145 2690
up to 5 years (in Emergency) 2520 25 145 2690
4 Nigeria All type of visas irrespective of duration 2100 25 145 2270
5 Pakistan All types of Visas (Rs. 100) 20 25 145 190
6 Russia All types of visas
Single Entry 340 25 145 510
Double Entry 760 25 145 930
Multiple Entry 1010 25 145 1180
7 Seychelles All types of visas, except Employment/ Work Visas Gratis Gratis Gratis Gratis
8 Singapore For All other types of visas, General visa fee will be applicable.
9 Sri Lanka Employment Visa 1 year (Multiple Entry 1320 25 145 1490
10 UK Employment Visa up to 6 months 3860 25 145 4030
Employment visa up to 1 year 4190 25 145 4360
Employment visa 10for more than 1 year 5010 25 145 5180
Emergency visa charges 750 25 145 920
11 Ukraine Employment Visa for less than 6 months 1010 25 145 1180
Employment Visa (6 months to 1 year) 1680 25 145 1850
Employment Visa 1 year to 5 years (S/D/M Entry) 2520 25 145 2690
All other types of Visas i.e. Entry Visa, Conference Visa, Journalist Visa etc.
Less than 6 months 720 25 145 890
6 months to 1 year 1090 25 145 1260
1 to 5 years (S/D/M Entry) 1680 25 145 1850
Emergency visa fee 720 25 145 890
12 Uruguay For All other types of visas, General visa fee will be applicable.
13 USA For other categories of Visas (except tourist & Business visa, Visa application fee of NOK 170 (US$ 20) should continue to be charged in addition to prescribed visa fee.

For nationals of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, DPRK , Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia and South Africa all categories of Visas are to be issued on "Gratis" basis.

Applicants may avail the additional services (only optional) provided by BLS International AS, Norway, if required and approved rates for Value Added Services (VAS) are as below

Service type Charges approved (in NOK)
Photographs NOK120 (for 4 photographs)
SMS NOK 7 per SMS subject to a maximum of three SMSs. Maximum charges NOK 20.
Rekkomandert Postal Service (REK) NOK 200 (for a maximum of 6 passports)
Form Filling-E-Visa NOK 100 Charges include document uploading also.
Courier Insurance NOK 45 (minimum charge) or 1% of the value of the packet, whichever is higher.
Photocopy Service and printing NOK 3.50 per page for B/W and NOK 5.00 for colour print.

Please Note Nok 45* is Optional for SMS Charges

Please Note Nok 195* is Optional for Post Charges

Postal Charges

Rekkomandert post charges : Kr. 195,- per person per Passport. Please pay this amount in our bank account 6011.08.1313 together with the Visa fees. You can pay the Visa fee and postal charges together as one payment.

Express/Overnight post : Please contact us for Express post charges.

We do not send Passports back in normal posts.

Please do not send us stamps or envelops.

Processing Time

Minimum 6 working days from the date of application submission

For postal applications (who send their applications by post) minimum 10 working days over and above the normal processing time of 6 working days.

For non-Norwegian (i.e. are originally from another country, hold a previous nationality or born in other country) will take an additional 5 working days for processing. There is also additional processing fee of NOK 50 for the Visa Clearance.

Note: Applicants are to fill Telex form and in addition to the Online application form.

Other information

Acceptance of the visa application does not guarantee issue of visa. The issue of visa, its type and duration are determined on the merits of each case. The Indian Embassy issues visa at their discretion. Get your visa confirmation before booking your flight. We are not responsible for delays.

Note: Indian visas are valid from the date of issued by the Embassy, not from the date of entry into India.

Please make sure that you correctly specify the category of visa applied for, depending on the purpose of your visit. Activities in India incompatible with the category of the visa may result in immediate revocation of the visa.

If you wish to cancel your application or are in need to withdraw your passport please allow for a 12 hr handling period.

Forms

Click below mention links to download form

Online Visa Application Click here to fill online

Additional Telefax for Clearance Form Click here to download

Additional For Sri Lankans Form Click here to download

Checklist Employment Visa Norway Click here to download

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