Norway visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting Norway

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Norwegian Visa.


  • Fully completed and signed visa application form
  • Two recently taken photos. Both photos must be taken within the last three months and must follow all visa photo requirements.
  • A valid passport which is not older than 10 years. It should be valid for at least three more months beyond the date you plan to leave Norway.
  • A round trip reservation or itinerary. This must include dates and flight numbers specifying entry and exit from Norway.
  • A travel insurance policy. A document that proves you have travel health insurance for the whole Schengen territory, with a minimum coverage of 30,000 euros in case of any medical emergency as illnesses, accidents and even repatriation in case of death.
  • Proof of accommodation. A document that shows where you will be accommodated throughout your stay in Norway.
  • Proof of financial means. Evidence that you have enough money to support yourself financially throughout your stay in the country. This can be one of the following:
      • Bank account statement – that shows you have enough money in your account for the trip. The statement shall be no older than 3 months.
      • Sponsorship Letter – by another person that confirms they will be financially supporting your trip to Norway. In order for this letter to be valid, it must be accompanied by a bank statement of the sponsor, no older than three months.
  • Proof of paid visa fee.  €60 for adults and €35 for children from 6 to 12 years old.

Norway Visa for Nigerians

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
Tourist visa 15 - 30 days 90 days
Work visa 15 - 30 days More than 90 days
Student visa 15 - 30 days More than 90 days

General Requirements for Norway Visa


  • Fully completed and signed visa application form
  • Two recently taken photos. Both photos must be taken within the last three months and must follow all visa photo requirements.
  • A valid passport which is not older than 10 years. It should be valid for at least three more months beyond the date you plan to leave Norway.
  • A round trip reservation or itinerary. This must include dates and flight numbers specifying entry and exit from Norway.
  • A travel insurance policy. A document that proves you have travel health insurance for the whole Schengen territory, with a minimum coverage of 30,000 euros in case of any medical emergency as illnesses, accidents and even repatriation in case of death.
  • Proof of accommodation. A document that shows where you will be accommodated throughout your stay in Norway.
  • Proof of financial means. Evidence that you have enough money to support yourself financially throughout your stay in the country. This can be one of the following:
      • Bank account statement – that shows you have enough money in your account for the trip. The statement shall be no older than 3 months.
      • Sponsorship Letter – by another person that confirms they will be financially supporting your trip to Norway. In order for this letter to be valid, it must be accompanied by a bank statement of the sponsor, no older than three months.
  • Proof of paid visa fee.  €60 for adults and €35 for children from 6 to 12 years old.

Norway Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

60.00 (USD)

Work visa

60.00 (USD)

Student visa

60.00 (USD)

Norway Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Nigeria


Location

Address

Abuja

Address: 54 T.Y. Danjuma Street, Asokoro, Abuja

Website: http://www.norway.no/en/nigeria

Email: emb.abuja@mfa.no

Phone: (+234) 813 989 0050

Frequently Asked Questions


How long does it take to get Norway visa??
A Norway visa typically takes 22 - 25 days to process. This may vary slightly depending on the country and embassy involved.

How many hours is it from Nigeria to Norway??
The total flight duration from Nigeria to Norway is 6.33 hours, 3 minutes.

Is Norway a great place??
Norway is arguably one of the most beautiful countries on earth. It's famous for its natural attractions like Fjords, mountains and midnight sun, but it's also well known for a vibrant cultural life. Norwegian cities are cosmopolitan and full of stunning Scandinavian architecture.

Do Norwegians speak English??
Yes. Most Norwegians can hold at least a simple conversation in English.

Do polar bears walk the streets in Norway??
A common misconception is that polar bears walk the streets in Norway. This is not true — in fact, there are hardly any wild bear in mainland Norway.

Is there any Norway visa centre in Lagos??

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