Visa requirements for residents in Norway or Iceland

Third state members in possesion of both a valid passport as well as a valid Norwegian or Icelandic residence permit or travel document as listed below are exempt from visa requirements for a maximum stay of 3 months within a 6 month period if they return to Norway or Iceland after the trip. However, if they work in Switzerland, the registration with the Cantonal Migration Office is required.

  • Oppholdstillatelse (Norway)
  • Arbeidstillatelse (Norway)
  • Bosettingstillatelse (Norway)
  • Dvalarleyfi (Iceland)

Please see also list of Residence Permits Issued by Schengen States.

The Utlendingspass (blue) and the Reisebevis (green), issued by the Norwegian authorities, are considered as travel documents. In combination with a valid residence permit (see above), they entitle the holder to enter Switzerland without a visa for a maximum stay of 3 month (90 days) for tourism, business or visit purposes.