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Foreign Entry Requirements: Namibia to Norway

Namibia | Nauru | Nepal | Netherlands | Netherlands Antilles | New Caledonia | New Zealand | Nicaragua | Niger | Nigeria | Northern Ireland | Norway
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Namibia FlagNamibia Visitors must have a passport with six months of validity and at least three blank pages to enter Namibia. Tourists visiting Namibia for fewer than 90 days per calendar year are not required to obtain a visa in advance of their arrival. All other visa types (e.g., student, work, volunteer, etc.) must be obtained from the nearest Namibian embassy or consulate before travel.

Upon arrival, check your visa validity before leaving the immigration counter to ensure that the visa stamp is valid for the length of your intended stay (up to 90 days) or transit through Namibia and that immigration officials have given you a correctly dated entry stamp, as this stamp will be checked upon departure. Overstaying the time granted or having an incorrect or missing entry stamp can result in detention, arrest, and fines.

If you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you do not have to present a negative COVID-19 PCR result Those who are over the age of 5 and are unvaccinated need to present a negative PCR test result taken in the last 72 hours. A WHO yellow card is also required if traveling from a country where yellow fever is endemic.

Parents traveling with minor children need to present the unabridged birth certificates as proof of parental relationship. The birth certificates should be the original or a certified copy. When only one parent is traveling with the child, the non-traveling parent must execute a notarized consent for the child to travel to and depart Namibia. Alternatively, a court document granting the traveling sole legal custody of the child may be presented.

Travelers should obtain the latest information from the Embassy of Namibia located at 1605 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20009, telephone (202) 986-0540 or from the Permanent Mission of Namibia to the U.N. at 135 E. 36th St., New York, NY 10016, telephone (212) 685-2003, fax (212) 685-1561. Overseas, inquiries should be made to the nearest Namibian embassy. Visit the Embassy of Namibia's website for the most current visa information.

Nauru FlagNauru A passport valid for at least 3 months, Nauru visa, onward or return ticket, and hotel reservation or sponsorship is necessary for visitors. Travelers transiting with a valid ticket for an onward destination do not require a visa, provided that their first connecting flight departs within three days. A visa must be obtained prior to travel; visas-on-arrival are not available. The telephone number for immigration in Nauru is 011-674-444-3133. Tourist visas are issued for a maximum of thirty days. A departure tax of USD $50 is imposed on all travelers via airline tickets.

Visas and sponsorship from a Nauru resident is required for business travelers. A departure tax will be included in the cost of your flight out of Nauru. For more information, contact Republic of Nauru Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York at 212-937-0074, or by fax at 212-937-0079. The address is: 800 Second Avenue, Suite 400A New York, NY 10017.

Nepal FlagNepal
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Netherlands FlagNetherlands, The Visitors to the Netherlands must have a passport with at least three months of validity (six months recommended) beyond their period of stay in the country. Passports should also have at least 2 blank visa pages. The Netherlands is one of 26 European countries to ratify the Schengen Agreement, under which visitors may travel without a visa within those countries for tourism or business for up to 90 days. For longer visits or any visit for a purpose other than tourism or business, consult the Dutch Embassy or a Dutch consulate in the United States to find out whether you need to secure a visa.

For the most current information about entry requirements, consult the Embassy of the Netherlands in Washington DC or one of the Dutch consulates in New York, Chicago, Miami, or Los Angeles.

New Caledonia FlagNew Caledonia A passport valid for six months beyond duration of stay is required. Visas are not required for stays of up to three months within a six-month period. Proof of medical insurance may also be required. For longer stays, travelers must apply for a visa at the nearest French Embassy or Consulate well beforehand, as the processing time is quite long. For further information about entry requirements, travelers, particularly those planning to enter by sea, may contact the French Embassy at 4101 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007, telephone 202 944-6200, fax 202-944-6212, or visit the Embassy of France web site at http://www.info-france-usa.org.

New Zealand FlagNew Zealand U.S. citizens are required to secure an NZeTA. Passports need to be valid for at least 3 months beyond one's intended departure date from the country. The NZeTa is required for both air and cruise passengers. Travelers are advised to secure the NZeTA in advance as it can take up to 72 hours. The NZeTA is valid for multiple visits for up to two years.

U.S. citizens traveling to New Zealand for tourism, certain student programs, and short-term business trips are required to pay an International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL). This levy is assessed when a person applies for an NZeTA or New Zealand visa. The IVL is not required of passengers that are transiting New Zealand on a transit visa or transit ETA.

For the most current information, consult with the the Embassy of New Zealand: 37 Observatory Circle NW, Washington, DC 20008, telephone (202) 328-4800; or the Consulate General of New Zealand in Los Angeles: 2425 Olympic Blvd Suite 600E, Santa Monica, CA 90404, telephone (310) 566-6555.

Nicaragua Republic FlagNicaragua
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Niger FlagNiger Visitors to Niger must have a valid passport and Niger visa along with evidence of yellow fever vaccination. Passports must have at least 2 blank visa pages. Visas must be obtained in advance from the Embassy of Niger. Visas cannot be obtained on arrival, and travelers without a visa may not be allowed to enter the country. Travelers should obtain the latest information on entry/exit requirements from the Embassy of the Republic of Niger, 2204 R Street NW, Washington DC 20008; telephone: (202) 483-4224.

Nigeria Indies FlagNigeria A passport and Nigeria visa are required. Passports must be valid for at least 6 months and have at least one blank visa page. Proof of polio and yellow fever vaccinations are required. A visa must be obtained in advance from a Nigerian Embassy or Consulate. You can apply personally or through an expediting service to get a Nigeria visa. Visas cannot be obtained on arrival at the airport unless official (and legal) arrangements are made prior to travel. Promises of entry into Nigeria without a visa are credible indicators of fraudulent commercial schemes in which the perpetrators seek to exploit the foreign traveler's illegal presence in Nigeria through threats of extortion or bodily harm. U.S. citizens may not exit Nigeria without presenting their entry visa as proof of legal status. Entry information may be obtained at the Embassy of Nigeria, 3519 International Court NW, Washington, DC 20008, telephone: (202) 822-1500, or at the Nigerian Consulate General in New York, telephone: (212) 808-0301. Overseas, inquiries may be made at the nearest Nigerian embassy or consulate.

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Norway FlagNorway Norway is a member of the 26-country Schengen Agreement permitting visitor to travel within the countries without a visa for a period of 90 days. All visitors must have a valid passport with at least three months of validity beyond the length of their stay in the Schengen area.

Contact the Royal Norwegian Embassy for the most current entry information. The Embassy is located at 2720 34th Street NW, Washington DC 20008-2714, telephone (202) 333-6000. There are Norwegian consulates in Houston, New York, Minneapolis, and San Francisco.

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IMPORTANT: The foreign entry requirements listed here were obtained from foreign embassies or consulates. This information is subject to change. Verify the data with the consular officials of the countries you plan to visit well in advance. For further information, see our embassy list.

About the Author: For over 20 years, the U.S. Passport Service Guide team has helped hundreds of thousands of travelers with their travel document questions and shared advice about how to make traveling abroad simpler, safer, and more enjoyable.

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