British citizens do not need a visa to enter Norway or Jan Mayen island. However, they will need a valid passport with at least six months before it expires.
Non British Citizens
The following countries do not require a visa to enter into Norway:
EU members, Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Japan, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan (Republic of China), United States, Uruguay, Vatican City, Venezuela, additionally persons holding British National (Overseas), Hong Kong SAR or Macau SAR.
If you are not a passport holder of any of these countries you will need to apply for a visa from the Norwegian embassy.
In order to lodge an application to the embassy you will need the following supporting documents:
a) Valid Passport with a minimum of six months before expiration.
b) 1 color photograph
c) Evidence of occupation is required. This can be letter from your employer with contact information.
d) Health insurance.
f) Itinerary of travel plus hotel reservation. This can also be an invitation from someone you are staying with.
In order to submit your application you will first need to fill out the application on line. The embassy does not accept walk in or mailed applications. Go here to create a login and fill out the application.
You will also be asked to pay for the application online, so make sure that you have a credit card ready. Once the process is complete, you will be able to book a appointment at the embassy to go and deliver your documents online. You will receive a letter in your email that needs to be printed and signed and brought to the embassy with you.
Processing times and fees
The embassy recommends that you apply at least a couple of weeks before you need to travel. However, common processing times are from 3 to 10 days. The fee for the application is 60 euro.
Receiving your visa
When you submit your documents you can provide a self addressed, pre-paid and non-dated special delivery envelope which will be used to return your documents.
c) Letter from your employer
d) Health insurance
e) Itinerary and hotel reservation
f) Print out of receipt from online application
Norway is an open society but items like drugs, firearms and other illegal or banned items are not allowed. Check with the embassy about transporting pets, animals and live plants.