Norway visa requirements for Burkinabes
Travel and visa requirements
Basic Travel Requirements for Burkinabes visiting Norway
Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Norwegian Visa.
Norway Visa for Burkinabes
Facts about Norway
Norway is a Scandinavian country encompassing mountains, glaciers and deep coastal fjords. Oslo, the capital, is a city of green spaces and museums. Preserved 9th-century Viking ships are displayed at Oslo’s Viking Ship Museum. Bergen, with colorful wooden houses, is the starting point for cruises to the dramatic Sognefjord. Norway is also known for fishing, hiking and skiing, notably at Lillehammer’s Olympic resort.
Types of Norway Visa
|Types of Visa||Processing Time||Duration of Stay|
|Visitor Visa||15 days||90 days|
|Student visa||15 days||90 days|
General Requirements for Norway Visa
Norway Visitor Visa Eligibility & Requirements
- The Norway visitor's visa is applicable to Burkinabés looking to visit Norway.
- Norway is part of the Schengen countries so travelers can also apply for the Schengen visa.
- Norway is among the 3 Scandinavian countries and is located in the Northern part of Europe. It shares its boundary with Russia, Finland, and Sweden. Norway is a member of the four European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
- Travel visa insurance confirmation within Norway and the entire Schengen area must be provided. Insurance coverage must be of minimum Euro 30,000.
- You must have enough money to cover your travel costs to and from the Schengen area and to pay for your stay in the area.
- If the person you are staying with guarantees your travel costs, the cost of your board, lodging and return fare, if you do not have a round-trip ticket, it might be enough.
- You might be stopped at the border if it is proved that you do not have enough money or an approved guarantee.
- Visitors are allowed to do business with the Norway visitor's visa, so a separate business visa might not be necessary.
- In special cases, multiple entries are allowed within a span of 6-12 months.
- You may spend up to three months in the Schengen area within a period of six months.
- You cannot stay in the Schengen area longer than the period granted, otherwise, you may be deported.
- Under unavoidable circumstances, if a longer stay is intended than the period granted by visa, you will have to apply to police authorities.
- Currency restriction for entry to Norway is 25,000 Norwegian Kroner (or equivalent), not including traveler’s checks.
- When you have collected all the necessary visa requirements in your file, once again, ensure that you haven’t missed out on any of the documents.
- It is recommended that you have all the documents slipped into a long brown envelope when you appear for the interview.
- If you fail to submit any of these Norway visa requirements, your visa application can get delayed or even rejected.
Norway Student Visa Eligibility & Requirements
- To be eligible for Norway Student Visa or Residence Permit, you must provide the official letter of acceptance issued by your hosting Norway university or educational institute or polytechnic.
- You must provide proof of your financial ability so as to support yourself financially during your entire study period.
- A receipt that confirms you have paid the application fee of NOK 5,300 must be provided.
- Evidence that you have sufficient financial funds for the entire period of study must be provided. You need to prove you have access to NOK 116,369 for 10 months (academic year).
- Proof of accommodation must be provided.
- A copy of your UDI document must be provided.
- The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration requires the money to be deposited in a Norwegian bank account., this is a general rule.
- The embassy or consulate you are using reserves the right to ask for additional documents or a second appearance for an interview in special circumstances.
Norway Visa Fees
Norway Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Burkina Faso
Norway does not currently have any diplomatic or consular representation in Burkina Faso
Frequently Asked Questions
At what age can I drink in Norway?
You have to be 18 years old to buy alcohol (wine, beer) in Norway, but 20 to purchase hard liquor (anything with an alcohol content of 22%). Most bars and clubs have an age restriction for drinking, usually 20-21 years of age.
What is the Human Development Index of Norway?
Norway ranks first among countries in the world by Human Development Index (0.953).
Do you need to know Norwegian to study in Norway?
Yes, learning the Norwegian language to study in a Norwegian University is an enormous advantage.
Is Norway safe for tourists?
Norway is known to be one of the safest countries in the world. Crime rates are extremely low even in major cities such as Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, and Stavanger. Even walking alone during the night is relatively safe and the chances are small that you'll become the victim of a crime.