Visa Requirements

Hong Kong

Norwegians do not require a visa to enter Hong Kong for a duration of not more than 3 months, but employment and study are prohibited. In order to take up employment in Hong Kong an employment visa or an investment visa is required, please find more details here


Entry requirements : Since 25 March 2001, Norway has become one of the Schengen countries. Hong Kong and Macau SAR passport holders do not require a visa to travel to the Schengen area, including Norway. Holders of BNO passports are now visa free to Norway from 19.1.07. However, holders of Certificates of Identity or Documents for Identity still have to apply for a visa to visit Norway. For foreigners who need a visa to Norway and are working or living in Hong Kong with HKID Card, can apply for business or tourist visa to Norway at Consulate General of Finland in Hong Kong.


Entry requirements : Norwegians need a visa for Mainland China even if one resides in Hong Kong. The passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the time of visa application. Visas are issued by the Chinese Embassy in Oslo or by the Visa Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China in Hong Kong (Address: 7/F., China Resources Building, Lower Block, 26 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong – Tel:+852 3413 2300 / Fax:+852 3413 2312 / Email:


Entry requirements : Norwegians can visit to Taiwan without a visa if the stay is not more than 30 days and provided that the traveller’s passport has a validity of at least six months after entry, a confirmed return air ticket or an air ticket and a visa for the next destination, and a confirmed seat reservation for departure.