Norway visa requirements for Sierra Leoneans

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Sierra Leoneans visiting Norway

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


  • A downloaded and filled visa application form 
  • Two passport-sized photos with a light background.
  • A national passport and copies of your previous visas(if any) valid for at least 3 months beyond the return date.
  • Two blank pages of the passport for stamps.
  • A travel medical insurance.
  • A cover letter stating the purpose of visit to Norway. 
  • A detailed flight itinerary.
  • Hotel reservation for the whole duration of the intended stay in Norway.
  • Proof of civil status (marriage certificate, birth certificate etc)
  • Proof of sufficient financial means for the period of stay in Norway. 
  • A copy of the applicant's return-ticket reservation. 

Norway Visa for Sierra Leoneans

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
Work visa 15 days 1-5 years
Student visa 15 days 1-5 years
Transit visa 15 days 24 hours

General Requirements for Norway Visa


  • A downloaded and filled visa application form 
  • Two passport-sized photos with a light background.
  • A national passport and copies of your previous visas(if any) valid for at least 3 months beyond the return date.
  • Two blank pages of the passport for stamps.
  • A travel medical insurance.
  • A cover letter stating the purpose of visit to Norway. 
  • A detailed flight itinerary.
  • Hotel reservation for the whole duration of the intended stay in Norway.
  • Proof of civil status (marriage certificate, birth certificate etc)
  • Proof of sufficient financial means for the period of stay in Norway. 
  • A copy of the applicant's return-ticket reservation. 

Norway Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Visitor Visa

60.00 (NOK)

Work visa

99.00 (NOK)

Student visa

99.00 (NOK)

Transit visa

60.00 (NOK)

Norway Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Sierra Leone


Location

Address

Freetown

Norwegian Honorary Consulate. P.O. Box 1432, Freetown, Sierra Leone.

arne.birger@leocemsl.com

(+232) 22 22 66 37

Frequently Asked Questions


Is it safe to visit Norway?

Norway is known to be one of the safest countries in the world. Crime rates are extremely low even in major cities. Nonetheless, travelers are advised to take certain precautions and keep an eye on their belongings.  


What currency is used in Norway?

The Norwegian official currency is NOK (Norwegian Krone). The Euro is also used in Norway but it is advised to have it converted to the Norwegian Krone. You can also use a credit card for almost everything, even taxis and food. 


What languages are spoken in Norway?

The official language of Norway is Norwegian but most Norwegians speak English too.


What is the weather like in Norway?

There are 4 seasons in Norway: winter, spring, summer, and fall. Norway is mostly cold but not unbearable. Some attractions are only open during a specific season and certain hikes are unreachable during winter. If your main purpose is to visit one specific location, figure out what season is optimal for that. 


What is the clothing advice for travelers?
Travelers are advised to always bring a lot of clothes as the weather changes a lot and you might need to dress for the cold. You are to have a couple of jackets, thick clothes, and boots.  

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