The Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Guangzhou are pleased to announce that VFS Global has been authorized to run the Norwegian Visa Application Centre in Guangzhou. This service is available for Chinese citizens /non-Chinese citizens legally residing in China and Mongolian citizen who wish to apply for a Schengen visa or residence permit to Norway. The Norwegian Visa Application Centre in Guangzhou can also accept Schengen visa applications to Sweden. This site provides details related to your application submission and collection process, along with other useful information.
Step 2 Before you decide to apply for a visa please make sure you familiarize yourself with the information on the visa subclass you are applying for. Quick links to information on visa categories and other helpful information including Visa Fee, VFS Service Charge and Processing Time can be found on the Visa Wizard page on this website.
Step 3 Applicants should fill the Visa Application Form corresponding to the visa subclass under which they wish to lodge their application. Applicants can get the visa application form by visiting the nearest Norway Visa Application Centre or by downloading the forms from Applications and Forms.
Temporary closure of Norway Visa Application Centres under Guangzhou Jurisdiction
Information for customers planning to visit our Norway Visa Application Centres under Guangzhou jurisdiction
In light of the current Coronavirus alert, please note that the Norway Visa Application Centres under Guangzhou jurisdiction will remain closed until 17 February 2020. However, the re-opening of the centres may change, subject to further notifications from central, provincial and city authorities. Please contact email@example.com for any enquires. We apologise for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and kind co-operation. Please return to this page for further updates.
Guangzhou Norway Visa Application Centre will provide passports passback service from 09:00 hrs to 12 :00 hrs from 24 February 2020 to 28 February 2020, and accept new applications from 09:00 hrs to 12 :00 hrs from 24 February 2020 to 28 February 2020 . Please kindly wear a facial mask when entering the visa application centre. Thank you for your kind understanding.
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.
Wuhan Visa Application Centre closure from 23 January 2020 - Information for customers planning to visit our Wuhan Visa Application Centre
Customers are advised that the Norway Visa Application Centre in Wuhan have been closed since 23 January 2020, on account of official notice from the Pneumonia Epidemic Control Headquarters of Wuhan to limit inflow and outflow of people and reduce the spread of the virus.
Customers who come to collect their passports on 23 January will need to come when the VAC reopens.
We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.
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