Student Permit

Overview

Applications will be forwarded to the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration for processing after supporting documentation/passport has been submitted.


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 1 April 2014:

Family Reunification:


Application for family reunification permit: please visit UDI for family reunification permit visa fee

Work and Study Permits:


Application for work permit: please visit UDI for work permit visa fee


Application for students, researchers with own funds and au-pairs: please visit UDI for students, researchers with own funds and au-pairs visa fee


    The following are exempt from this fee:


  • Children below the age of 18 years.

  • Application from foreign citizens included in the regulations for residence permit in the EEA Agreement or the EFTA Convention, according to the Immigration Regulation §§174-189a, or renewal of such permit.

  • Application for refuge or renewal of permit for foreign citizen that has been granted refuge, or is protected according to the Immigration Act §15, 1.

  • There is no fee for processing appeals.

Logistic Fees


Service Charge for Visa Applications –


Shanghai Visa Application Centre: 180RMB per person (inclusive of Service Taxes)


Hangzhou Visa Application Centre: 195 RMB per person (inclusive of Service Taxes)


Courier Charge (optional) – 75 RMB per person (inclusive of Service Taxes)


Courier Charge for Mongolian applicants (optional) – 200 RMB per person (inclusive of Service Taxes)


Photography Charge (optional) – 40 RMB per person (inclusive of Service Taxes)


Photocopy Charge (optional) – 1 RMB per page (inclusive of Service Taxes)


Translation Service (optional) – 75 RMB per page (inclusive of Service Taxes)


For Complex Translations –110 RMB per page (inclusive of Service Taxes)


SMS Service (optional): 15 RMB per application (inclusive of Service Taxes)


White & black printing charge (optional)-10RMB per page (inclusive of Service Taxes)


Premium Lounge Service (optional)-350 RMB per application (inclusive of Service Taxes)


Please note: the logistic fees needs to be paid in cash at visa application centre


Documents Required

Please have a look at UDI's website for more information about how to apply and list of documentation requirements for a residence permit as a student: Click Here

Please be informed that in addition to the documents listed on UDI's website, Chinese applicants also need to enclose a copy of hukou with English translation .

All documents must be translated by a professional translator into English or Norwegian in a separate document.

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 40-50 mm in width
  • 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
  • show open eyes that are clearly visible. Hair shall not cover the eyes

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

Please visit website of the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) for processing time:Click Here


Download Form

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


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

OR


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