31 July 2020
The Norway Visa Application Centre is scheduled to open every Monday to Friday, 09:00 Hrs to 12:00 Hrs from 02 August 2020
18 July 2020
From 15 July 2020 the Norwegian government allows for visits to boyfriends or girlfriends who live in Norway in addition to visits to close family.
The Directorate of Immigration (UDI) has prepared a form to be filled by the sponsor declaring that the relationship is genuine and has been lasting for more than nine months.
This comes in addition to other required documents. The form can be found at UDI.no.
Visa applicants must bring a copy of the signed form when handing the application and supporting documents.
All other requirements for a visa are still in effect. Travelers who are exempted from the visa requirement must bring the form when checking in at the airport.”
13 July 2020
Change in entry rules from 15 July 2020
In effect from the 15th of July, Norway is opening for submission of certain categories of short-stay visas (C) and D-entry. The acceptance of residence permits are the same as before. The Norway VACs shall from the 15th accept applications categories as listed below:
13 March 2020
New measures are being put in place concerning entrance to Norway due to the Covid-19 outbreak
All who have been outside the Nordic countries are to stay in their homes for 14 days after arriving home to Norway, regardless of whether they have symptoms.
Travelers from countries outside the Nordic region who are not residents of Norway will be asked to return. The alternative for these travelers is quarantine. Travelers with symptoms will be isolated.
This means that everyone presently staying in Norway and who has been in a country outside the Nordic region in the past 14 days is to be quarantined.
This policy has retroactive effect and applies to all arrivals since Thursday 27 February 2020.
For information on travel advice, please visit Norwegian Embassy in Beijing website.
31 January 2020
New visa rules from February 2020: Please take note of the following changes in the Visa Regulation (Visa Code) which will enter into force 02 February 2020:
23 January 2020
Increased fees for visa applications
Please note: As of 02 February 2020 the Schengen visa fee per person (Short Stay Visa) will increase from 60 to 80 euros or the equivalent amount in your local currency. For children between 6-12 years old the visa fee will increase to 40 euros or equivalent.