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.

  • More family members who live outside the EU/ EEA can now travel to Norway.

    The government has announced that it will be possible for more family members residing outside the EU/ EEA to travel to Norway from 21 October 2020. Before applying for your visa, please read the complete information here.

  • Kind Reminder

    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 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. Travellers who are exempted from the visa requirement must bring the form when checking in at the airport.

  • Notice of Temporary VAC Relocation

    Please note that the visa application submission as well as the passport collection of Norwegian Visa Application Centre in Guangzhou will be handled in the premise at Room 388, 3F, Chengjian Mansion, 189 Tiyu Road (West), Tianhe District, Guangzhou, from 3rd August to 31st December 2020. The old site is temporarily closed. Appreciate your kind understanding and cooperation.

  • Change in entry rules from 15th of July

    In effect from the 15 July 2020. Norway is opening for submission of certain categories of short-stay visas (C) and D-entry. The acceptance of residence permits is the same as before. The application centers will still be open for submissions of applications for residence permits to Norway...Read More

  • Restrictions on entry into Norway (COVID-19):

    The Norwegian Government has implemented extensive restrictions on entry into Norway due to the spread of COVID-19.

    For more information on the entry restrictions to Norway, please visit:

  • Temporary closure of VFS’ Visa Application Centers for Norway:

    From 15 July 2020 until further notice, Guangzhou Norway Visa Application Centre will provide passport-back service from 09:00 hrs to 12:00 hrs on Monday and Thursday only, and accept new applications from 09:00 hrs to 12:00 hrs on Monday and Thursday only.

    The Norwegian Consulate General request all applicant applying for visa to Sweden to contact the Swedish Embassy in Beijing or the Swedish Consulate General in Shanghai.

    Please contact for any enquires. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and kind co-operation. Please return to this page for further updates.

    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.

  • Beware of fraudulent job offers. For more details – click here


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News and updates

New visa rules from February 2020: Please take note of the following changes...

Published on 08 February 2020

Visa Application Centre will be closed on 12 October 2018...

Published on 28 September 2018

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