Business Visa


Individuals travelling to Norway with the purpose of doing business should apply for Schengen Visa at the application portal and submit their supporting documents/passports in accordance to the list of required documents for business travelers.

Visa Fees

Please Note:
Applicants should register their applications online using the Application Portal and pay the application fee with a credit/debit card (MasterCard or Visa card). The visa fee will be charged in EUR. Other fees will be charged in NOK.

Application fees applicable as of 01 February 2020:

Short-stay Visa:

Schengen visa (maximum 90 days): 80 EUR

Visa for children between 6 and 12 years: 40 EUR

    The fee is waived for visa applicants in any of the following categories:

  • Children under 6 years
  • School pupils, students, post-graduate students and accompanying teachers who undertake trips for the purpose of study or educational training
  • Researchers from third countries travelling for the purpose of carrying out scientific research, as per specific rules.

There is no fee for processing appeals

Logistic Fees

Service Charge for Visa Applications –

Shanghai Visa Application Centre: Please refer to "Visa Fees At A Glance"

Hangzhou Visa Application Centre: Please refer to "Visa Fees At A Glance"

Courier Service Fee, including courier charge collection; manual bill preparation; information capture; courier packaging etc. (optional) – 75 RMB per person (inclusive of Service Taxes)

Courier Service Fee for Mongolian applicants, including courier charge collection; manual bill preparation; information capture; courier packaging etc. (optional) – 200 RMB per person (inclusive of Service Taxes)

Please note: the logistic fees can be paid in cash, by Wechat Pay, Credit Card and Debit Card at visa application centre.

Documents Required

Prepare all the necessary documents listed below before you deliver the application, the application will be evaluated based on the submitted documents. All documents must be presented in original, but will be returned to the applicant if copy is provided. This includes notarized documents, insurance, guarantee form, etc.

The documents required in English/Norwegian version will be marked in the following list.

One passport photo: Not older than six months (color, 4x5cm, white background). The photo must not be edited.

一张护照照片:6个月内 (彩照,4x5cm,白色背景),不能修图。
Original invitation letter on company paper from the organizer of the event or training, signed and stamped. Mentioning:

  • Full address and contacts of the company
  • Purpose, duration and detailed program of the visit
  • The name and position of the countersigning officer
  • Who or which entity that will bear the applicants travel and living costs
  • Whether the counterpart gives financial guarantee for the applicant’s return to China
  • Proof of registration from Brønnøysundregistrene (The Brønnøysund Register Centre) if applicable

  • 完整的公司地址和联系方式
  • 访问目的、访问时间及详细日程
  • 签字人员的姓名和职务
  • 为申请人支付旅行和生活费用的个人或单位
  • 挪威邀请方是否为申请人提供按规定返回中国的保证金
  • 如果适用,提供挪威企业注册局注册证明
Letter of employment on official paper, signed and stamped. Mentioning:

  • Full address and contacts of the company
  • Name and position of the countersigning officer
  • Name, position, salary and years of employment of the applicant
  • The purpose of visit
  • Confirmation of position after the return
  • Approval of absence
  • The person/entity will bear the applicant’s travel and living costs.
  • A sealed copy of the company business license or organization code
The original letter and documents must be translated into English.


  • 完整的公司地址和联系方式
  • 签字人姓名和职位
  • 申请人姓名、职位、工资及工作年限
  • 访问目的
  • 访问结束后职位证明
  • 准假证明
  • 为申请人提供旅行和生活费用的个人或单位
  • 加盖公章的公司营业执照或组织机构代码复印件
Proof of solvency: Bank statement from the last 3 months.

  • Proof of solvency of the employing company if the company pays the costs of travel and living
  • Proof of the applicant’s personal solvency, in case personally covering the costs of travel and living
偿付能力证明: 最近3个月的银行对账单。

  • 如公司支付申请人旅行及生活费用,出具公司的偿付能力证明
  • 如申请人自付旅行及生活费用,出具申请人个人偿付能力证明
Passports: new and old. New passport valid at least 3 months after expiry of visa, containing minimum two blank pages and issued within the previous ten years. Copy of bio data page in the passports (old and new).

Travel medical insurance for the duration of the stay in Schengen area with a minimum coverage of EURO 30.000.

Power of Attorney -Optional for applicants who want others to represent/assist them in the case.

委托授权书 (可选,如果申请人想授权他人协助或查询申请)

For other nationals: copy of valid Chinese residence permit.

Note: The Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to request additional information/documentation and, if deemed necessary, to interview the applicant.

According to article 20 of the Visa Code, all passports, except diplomatic and service/official passports, shall be stamped by the Embassy/Consulate showing the date and place of submitting the visa application. However, this stamp has no legal implications.

A visa issued by a Schengen country permits free movement within the Schengen area, unless otherwise stated on the visa sticker. However, please note that according to article 47 (i) of the Visa Code mere possession of a visa does not confer an automatic right to entry and that the holders of visa are requested to present proof that they fulfil the entry conditions at the external border, as provided for in Article 5 of the Schengen Borders Code.

For more information see link.

Photo Specifications

All photos must meet the requirements listed below. If these requirements have not been met, the applicant will have to deliver a new photo that meets the requirements. The photo requirements are the same for children as for adults.

The Photo shall:

  • be in sharp focus, clear and with good contrasts
  • be printed on quality photo paper with high solution
  • be in colours with a light background
  • be 2 inch photo (refer to the photo size on the passport)
  • maximum 6 months old, resemble the applicant
  • full-face, facing the camera directly, eyes looking straight at the camera
  • show the whole head and the top of the shoulders. The face shall occupy 70-80 % of the picture(refer to the proportion of the photo size on the passport)
  • show open eyes that are clearly visible. Hair shall not cover the eyes
  • be genuine and not be edited in any revision software e.g. Photoshop

Regarding glasses:

    Glasses are allowed as long as the eyes are clearly visible.

  • the glasses cannot be coloured
  • the rim must not cover any part of the eyes
  • there cannot be reflection in the glasses

Regarding head-dress:

    Religious head-dresses are allowed provided that all details of the face are clearly shown.

  • Chin, forehead and both cheeks shall all be clearly visible
  • Shadows in the face due to the head-dress are not allowed

Processing Time

According to Schengen regulations (Visa Code), visa applications shall (as a main rule) be decided on within 15 calendar days. The Visa Section is normally able to process an application within a shorter period.

Download Form

Forms listed below must be filled in completely (in English only) and must be signed by the applicant himself/herself.

Please note that application form for Schengen visa should be signed twice. Application forms with one signature would not be accepted.

Visa application form can be downloaded and printed from the link below. Forms are also available at the visa application centre (free of charge).

To Download a Form:

  • Click on the form link
  • When the form opens, save the form on your computer


  • Press the right button on your mouse on the required link.
  • Select Save Target As from the list
  • Save the form on your computer.