Study In Norway Generally European destinations issue Schengen visa for foreigners. The categories for visa however are different for different cases. You will have to apply for Norwegian Visa and for a Residence Permit as well as if you have a wish to study in Norway for a degree program in order to complete your 3-4 year stay in Norway.
Apply for Study In Norway Visa:
Planning to study in Norway for more than 3 months then you have to apply for Student Residence Permit, otherwise you can study a course of three months or less on a regular Norway visit visa. In order to get Student Residence Permit for Norway you must be accepted as a student by a Norwegian college or university. After receiving your acceptance letter from a Norwegian college or university you should contact or visit Norwegian Embassy for further information.
You need following documents along with your Student Residence Permit Application for Norway Student Visa 2020:
- Totally completed application Form Download
- Receipt of paid application fee (NOK 5,300, around PKR 99,000).
- Proof of acceptance from a Norwegian institute.
- Proof of sufficient fund to cover your expenses for at least first year of study.
- Provide proof that you will leave Norway after completion of your studies.
- Proof of a place for resident in Norway.
- Completely filled and signed UDI document, which you have to print and attach along with other documents.
Important: All these documents should be valid and attested. Before preparing documents students must consult with their study abroad consultants of Norway. Remember that if any of the document is not verified properly your visa application might get rejected. HUMARA VISA
Residence Permit Processing Time of Norway 2020:
Processing time for Student Residence Permit vary accordingly, but usually takes around 2 to 3 months. That’s why it is preferred to apply as soon as possible as you get acceptance application by a Norwegian college or university.
You’ll then obtain a Residence Card, which will be issued by Norwegian Police Department, which is a legal proof that you are legally allowed to live in Norway as a Student. You have to visit the nearest local police within 7 days of your arrival in Norway.
What Student Residence Permit allow you to do?
Student Residence Permit will also give you permission of part-time work in addition to your studies and you can work full time during holidays. You can re-new your Student Residence Permit at least 3 months before it expires. Which provide sufficient fund to cover your expenses and as well as satisfactory study progress in Norway (your study progress report issued from your institution).
You can apply for a full-time work permit for a limited period of time if the work is relevant or related to your studies.
After completing your studies you are eligible to apply for a residence permit up to 6 months. Moreover, as a skilled worker in Norway, provide that you are qualified enough to be categories as a skilled worker. You must also meet the requirements to able to financially support yourself (and your family), and have a permanent and solid job offer.
Norway Visa fee is NOK 5,300.