Visa Categories and Documents Required(Updated in Oct. 2019)
2019-11-05 21:15

I  Important Notice

As of September 16, 2019, all applicants for Chinese visas are required to make an appointment and complete the application form online, at

Applicants without the confirmation of online visa application shall not be accepted.

1.  Applicants are advised not to apply for a visa more than three months prior to their journey. They should take upon themselves any consequences resulting from their failure to submit visa application at an appropriate time, which may lead to either their already-issued visa becoming expired or it being too late to get a visa before their planned departure date.

2.  Whether applicants come to the embassy in person or consign others for the visa application, the applicants should sign on the application form (except the minors below 16 years old). Any information correction by the consignee is supposed to be confirmed by the applicant.

3.  Once submitted, the visa application cannot be corrected or cancelled. No visa application documents will be returned. Applicants should make copies themselves in advance if necessary.

4.  Consular Officers decide on whether a visa is to be issued or not, what type of visa is to be issued, the visa's period of validity, duration of stay and number of entry in the light of China's laws and regulations. The applicants should not take the collection date specified in their pickup forms for granted. The informed date of visa collection is only applied to the general. Consular Officers may request an applicant to provide additional supporting documents or have an interview with the applicant when needed. The applicant should submit them as soon as possible. Therefore, the visa collection date will be postponed as well. The Embassy is not responsible for any related economic losses and legal consequences if a visa application is rejected.

II  Method of application for Chinese Visa and Time for processing

As of September 16, 2019, all applicants holding ordinary passports for Chinese visas are kindly requested to apply at the Chinese Visa Application Service Center.  

Address: 2nd Floor, Sørkedalsveien 10 D, 0369 Oslo

Phone: +47-22463003



Opening Hours: Monday - Friday (Except for notified holidays)

Application/ Payment: 09:00 - 15:00

Collection: 09:00 - 16:00

Service fee of Chinese Visa Application Service Center: The center will charge visa fees and express processing fees on behalf of the Chinese Embassy. Additionally, the center service fees are 600NOK for regular processing (4 working days), 900NOK for express processing (3 working days), and 900NOK for one way postal service. All the above-mentioned service fees are tax-excluded.

Important Note: Applicants holding diplomatic,service or special passports are requested to complete the application form online at then apply directly at the Consular Section of the Chinese Embassy (Address: Holmenveien 5, 0374 Oslo;Opening Hours:09:00 – 11:30, workdays). APPLICATION BY POST IS NOT ACCEPTED<