Applying for visa and permits from Greece

Immigration applications should be registered online via the Application Portal Norway. Once you have registered your application online, please send an email to the Embassy ( for an appointment so that you can submit the supporting documents for your Application

When you apply, you must always hand in a number of supporting documents to the Embassy. The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration has made checklists which explains what documents you need to hand in. You will find the checklists on UDI's website: Checklists which explains which documents you must hand in with your application.

Once you have registred your application on Application Portal Norway, please send an email to the Embassy's email: to book an appointment. For instructions on how to register your application online, please click How to register my application on Application Portal Norway.

Work and residence– Different rules apply to nationals of different countries and to people with different occupations. Read more about the different types of residence permit for work on UDI's website
If you are a citizen of an EU/EEA/EFTA country, you no longer need to apply for residence permit, but you must make a registration: The registration scheme for EU/EEA nationals.

Family reunification - means that a family member living abroad is allowed to come to Norway to live with one or more family members who already live here or intend to live here permanently. For a list of documentation requirements for all types of family immigration applications, please click: Check lists for family immigration applications. 

CitizenshipWhat rules apply to different groups, what are the requirements, and how do you go about becoming a Norwegian citizen.
Visa – gives the holder permission to travel to Norway and the Schengen area for up to three months. What type of visa you need to apply for depends on the reason for visiting. 
Who needs a visa to visit Norway.
Who does not need a visa to visit Norway

Asylum – a person may have a right to asylum in Norway if he or she has a well-founded fear of persecution in his or her country of origin. Please note that the Norwegian Embassy in Athens cannot handle asylum cases on behalf of Norway in Greece. This is solely the responsibility of the Greek authorities. Furthermore, we do not have a legal framework to bring asylum seekers in Greece to Norway. At the website of the Greek Ministry of Citizen Protection you will find basic information for asylum seekers in Greece. The fact sheet is available in 15 different languages.

NB! All migration inquiries must be sent to the Norwegian Embassy in Athens via e-mail: Due to the large number of inquiries, the Embassy regretfully cannot reply, give information or book appointments by telephone.

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