The below provides a high level summary of immigration requirements for Norway. Whether a traveler may enter as a business visitor or requires a work permit depends on the traveler's nationality, duration of stay and activities in the country.

Allowable Activities

  • Attend business meetings and discussions
  • Negotiate contracts
  • Receive and/or provide training

Basic Requirements

To be considered a business visitor, the foreign national must show:

  • That the purpose of the visit is limited, specific and determined prior to applying
  • Proof of medical coverage of at least EUR 30,000 that will be valid in Norway
  • Round trip flight itinerary and proof of accommodation

Maximum Period Stay

The maximum period of stay as a business visitor is 90 days in any 180-day period across the entire Schengen Area, of which Norway is a member.

Work Permit Types

The most common work permit categories in Noway are the Residence Permit (Service Provider) and the Residence Permit (Skilled Worker).

Maximum Period Stay

The maximum initial period of stay is three years for both permits. Both can be renewed.