Visitor’s visa and residence permit

A visitor's visa allows you to stay in Norway or other Schengen countries for up to 90 days over a period of 180 days. A residence permit gives you the opportunity to work in Norway and to stay for more than 90 days.

For Hong Kong, the following apply: 

1) Nationals that are residents in Hong Kong, but not included in the visa exemption agreement, may submit application for short term stays (tourism or business) to the Consulate of Finland.

2) Nationals that are residents in Hong Kong and have a stay permit valid for more than 6 months, may submit applications for long term stays in Norway (longer than 3 months) for Family Reunification, Work, Study, Au-pair and other Permits, at Finland Visa Application Centre.