New procedures for visa-, residence or citizenship applications

The Governor introduces new procedures for visa-, residence or citizenship applications. Appointments must now be booked by email.

Published 6/20/2023

In order to streamline visa processing, the Governor is now changing the routines for applications for visas, residence or citizenship.

To book an appointment for visa, residence, or citizenship, you must send an e-mail to This also applies to urgent inquiries. The email must contain the name and nationality of the applicant.

If your inquiry concerns an application that has already been submitted to the Governor you can contact us at, or by telephone (+47) 79 02 43 00 on Mondays between 10:00 and 14:00.

For general questions about visas and immigration matters, you must contact the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI).

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