Schengen visa

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As from 12 October 2015 all applicants will be required to provide their biometric data (10 fingerprints and a digital photograph) when applying for a Schengen visa. It is a simple procedure that only takes a few minutes. Read more

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From 25th March 2001 Norway became part of the Schengen co-operation. For visa purposes, this means that a visa for entry into any one of the countries in the Schengen area will normally also be valid for all the other Schengen countries within the period for which the visa is valid. However, over a period of six months you are not permitted to spend more than a total of 90 days inside the... Read more

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For better user experience see infographic   Applicants holding official passports such as diplomatic passports, service passport, passports for public affairs should apply for their visas through the competent Chinese Ministry or Commission.   Holders of ordinary passports should apply in person. Where do I apply? Beijing: All applicants from provinces that the Royal Norwegian Embassy i Read more

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For better user experience see infographic     Where do I apply? Beijing: All applicants from provinces that the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing is responsible for must submit their applications at the Norwegian Visa Application Centre in Beijing. The Embassy is responsible for the following provinces; Beijing, Chongqing, Gansu, Guizhou, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Inner Read more

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For better user experience see infographic     If you intend to stay in Norway/Schengen for less than 90 days to visit family or friends, you are advised to apply for a short-term visa. Maximum period of stay is 90 days. Where do I apply? Beijing: All applicants from provinces that the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing is responsible for must submit their applications at the Norwegian V Read more

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For better user experience see infographic     If you intend to participate in a cultural or sport event in Norway/Schengen for less than 90 days, you are advised to apply for a short-term visa. Maximum period of stay is 90 days.  Where do I apply? Beijing: All applicants from provinces that the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing is responsible for must submit their applications at Read more

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Applicants may in certain cases be granted a visa with multiple entries. Read more

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Here you will find updated information about Svalbard and conditions for visiting and staying in Svalbard. Read more