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The new ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorisation System) electronic travel authorisation will be available from late 2022. In 2023 it will become obligatory for travellers. Ahead of the launch of the ETIAS, have a read of all the details about this new travel pass to enter Norway, and discover how to secure yours with Byevisa.

Introducing the ETIAS for Norway

If you’re a citizen of one of around 60 countries outside the EU or Schengen Zone then you now need to apply for a new digital travel document called the ETIAS if you want to discover the deep valleys and mountain plateaus of Norway. 

This new European Travel Information and Authorisation System will impact travellers coming to this Scandinavian country from the UK, United States, New Zealand and Israel, among others. 

The good news is that you can easily make your application online, by supplying us with some basic details. As long as you have your passport and other travel details to hand, it should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete it.

Once your authorisation is approved, the ETIAS is valid for 3 whole years. During this time you can visit ‘the land of the midnight sun’ for up to 90 days during any 180-day period. If you obtain the Norweigan ETIAS, you must enter the Schengen zone via this country first, however you are then free to visit the 25 other countries forming the Schengen Area.

Discover everything else you need to know about the ETIAS for Norway right here.

What Is the Difference Between the Norway ETIAS and a Norway Visa?

The first crucial difference is who can apply. 

You can find details about this in the following section or by consulting our convenient visa checker below.

The ETIAS is also valid for significantly longer than a traditional Norway tourist visa. Once you have made your application, the authorisation is valid for 3 years (or until your passport expires). You can apply for the ETIAS Norway entirely online through Byevisa and once approved you can enjoy access to any of the Schengen Area countries for up to 90 days in any 180-day period. Best of all, it only takes 10 minutes!

If you don’t fit the ETIAS requirements and want to visit the world’s largest sculpture park in Oslo, then you will need to apply for a Norway Schengen visa instead. If you are planning to stay for longer, then you will need to look into long-term visa options. Some of the nationalities that aren’t eligible for the ETIAS include Indians and Malaysians.

Norway Visa Requirements for Citizens Eligible for the ETIAS

If you have a passport from an eligible country, then you can apply for this travel document with Byevisa. 

Want to find out if your country falls under this category? Consult our visa checker tool. 

Alternatively, have a read through our complete list of eligible countries. 

These are all the countries whose citizens must get the ETIAS travel authorisation to pass through border control in Oslo or another Norweigan port of entry:

Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Brunei Darussalam
Costa Rica
El Salvador
Federated States of Micronesia

Hong Kong
Marshall Islands
New Zealand
North Macedonia
Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Solomon Islands
South Korea
Timor Leste
Trinidad and Tobago
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States

There are also several other Norway visa requirements to obtain ETIAS authorisation stipulated by the European Union:

  • You must be travelling to the country for tourism, transit, medical or business purposes only. Travel for any other purpose requires a different type of authorisation.
  • You must have a current passport that is valid for a minimum of 6 months from the day you enter Norway.
  • You cannot stay here or anywhere else in the Schengen zone for more than 90 days during a 6-month period. This requires a longer-term Norway visa such as a Norway student visa or a work visa Norway.

If you meet all of the above requirements and have a valid debit or credit card to hand or a PayPal account, you can begin your application now.

Quick Guide to the ETIAS Norway Visa Application Process

Once you have confirmed that you’re eligible for this travel pass, there are 5 steps that you need to take:

  1. Enter the requested passport and personal details into our simple online form. This information includes your full name, date of birthday and passport number and expiry date. You will also need to supply an email address as your approved documentation will be emailed to the contact email provided.
  2. Decide how quickly you want us to send you your travel pass from our 3 convenient options. You can opt for Standard (X days), Rapid (X days), or Highly Rapid (X days).
  3. Pay for your application using your visa or debit card or PayPal account and then submit the form. The amount you are charged varies depending on which processing speed you have chosen. 
  4. Check your email inbox for the Byevisa confirmation email.
  5. Sit back and let us do the rest! When the selected time frame has passed, access your email to download your approved travel documentation for your Scandinavian adventure.

What Forms and Documents Do I Need to Complete to Visit Norway?

For many people, the idea of having to fill in loads of forms makes them recoil in horror. Byevisa’s electronic form couldn’t be easier to use and we only ask for the essential information required by the EU. 

We walk you through all the required information below. Make sure you have your passport and flight details to hand before you start filling in the form. 

Byevisa requires the following details to handle your application on your behalf:

  • Your full name (exactly as it is written on your passport document).
  • Your date of birth and the city where you were born.
  • Your nationality.
  • Your gender.
  • Your home address.
  • Your phone number.
  • Your passport number as well as the issue and expiry date.
  • Your email address.
  • Your entry and exit dates for your Norway trip.

We also ask for you to respond to some routine questions regarding your medical history and criminal background. These are to confirm to immigration officials that it is safe for you to enter the country.

You then need to choose from our 3 speedy processing options:

  1. Standard visa processing: we will send your travel pass to you in X days for X USD.
  2. Rapid option: receive your pass in X days for X USD.
  3. Highly Rapid delivery: your documentation will be in your inbox in X days for X USD.

The final step is to pay for your paperwork using a credit or debit card or PayPal.

Enter the following information carefully to proceed with your payment:

  • Card number.
  • The full name on the card.
  • The date the card expires.
  • The 3 digit security code (found on the back of your card).

How Can I Check My ETIAS for Norway Visa Status?

Rest assured that your application is in safe hands! Once you’ve applied, keep an eye on your email inbox and you will receive the email with your paperwork in the specified timeframe.

Want to get in touch with the Byevisa customer support team?

Just fill in the brief contact form where you will be required to enter your contact details and a summary of your query. If you are enquiring about the status of your application, please wait until the processing window has passed. 

For enquiries regarding any errors you’ve made on your application, it is essential to get in touch straight away. If your application is already in process we cannot guarantee that changes can be made. Please triple check your application before submitting to reduce the likelihood of mistakes being made!

How Much Is an ETIAS for Norway?

The Norway tourist visa fees are as follows. The EU charges X per applicant for this travel authorisation.

Applicants will also be charged a handling fee payable to Byevisa for managing the paperwork for you. This frees up your time to research the best spots in Oslo’s thriving food scene!

The price you pay varies depending on which of our processing times you go for. Choose from 3 fast options:

  • Standard for X per person. You’ll have your pass in X days.
  • Rapid for X per person. You’ll be all set for your Scandi trip in X days.
  • Highly Rapid for X per person. Your pass will be in your inbox in just X days.

To break this down further; in total, you pay the X price as well as the Byevisa processing fee. E.g, if you opt for the Rapid service, this would be X (X for the visa + X processing charge).

ETIAS Norway Frequently Asked Questions

Want to learn more about this European travel pass before you book your flights to Oslo? Discover the answers to the most common questions visitors have about travelling to the land of Viking ships and Fjords.


Many citizens are obliged to apply for ETIAS authorisation before travelling to Norway including Australians, Brits and Israelis. If you are unsure if this applies to you, use our handy visa checker to help you out.
Yes, you can use your ETIAS to travel to other parts of Scandinavia like nearby Sweden and to all the other nations that make up the Schengen zone, as long as it is a short-term trip.
The ETIAS is a Multiple Entry pass so if you decide you want to come back to ‘One of the happiest countries in the world’, you can. Use this electronic travel pass to access Norway or any country in the Schengen Area for a maximum of 90 days over any 180-day period.
We always recommend that travellers print out all relevant documentation, just in case. Although the ETIAS is electronically linked to your passport, we strongly advise printing a copy too.
This new system to process travellers visiting European Union countries will not be launched until 2022. From 2023 it will be mandatory to obtain this authorisation before you travel. In the meantime, you can familiarise yourself with the new process.
Renewing your authorisation couldn’t be easier if you decide you want to return to beautiful Bergen, or elsewhere in the country. You can submit your application for renewal via the Byevisa website 120 days before your current pass expires
The ETIAS authorisation becomes invalid if your passport expires. You will need to apply for a new passport and then apply for Norweigan travel authorisation again.
Dual Citizens apply for the authorisation in the same way as other applicants, the only difference is that you will have to select which passport you want to travel with. Make sure you bring the correct passport to the airport with you!
Yes, Americans do require a Norway visa for US citizens in order to enjoy everything this country has to offer.
As the ETIAS is all online, you can obtain your travel authorisation in no time at all. Byevisa delivers your ETIAS in your email inbox in just X to X days depending on which delivery speed you choose.
The official site is one of the ports of call available to find out more about this new travel authorisation. Alternatively, Byevisa has compiled all the latest information in a clear, concise format to help travellers navigate this new pass.
It is valid for 3 years from the date of issue. If your passport expires before this date, you will need to reapply. During the validity period you can explore not just Norway and other Scandi countries but any country in the Schengen zone. Remember, you can’t stay for more than 90 days during any 180-day period.
There are only a couple of groups of people that are exempt from the ETIAS tourist visa visas. Travellers over 70 or under 18 years of age do not have to pay the EU fee. The Byevisa processing charge is still applicable, however.
In the extremely unlikely occurrence that your application is denied, a member of our customer care team will get in contact with you to let you know the next steps.
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