In the Historical archive you will find information from previous governments such as press releases, news and speeches from previous government periods. You will also find outdated current affairs from the sitting government. In addition the archive contains documents where the content is no longer valid, such as expired circulars.
Content that has been moved to the archive will not be updated and the information is therefore exclusively of an historical nature.
As a result of the coronavirus situation, the Norwegian Government has adopted laws and regulations to control infection. The coronavirus regulations and infection control measures change frequently and often on short notice, and Missions are
The Norwegian Government is removing all regulatory measures against COVID-19, including the requirement to wear a face covering, keep a 1-metre distance, and the duty to go into isolation when people are sick. Some rules for Svalbard are being kept
02/02/2022Press releaseOffice of the Prime Minister
The virus variant that is prevalent in society now leads to less severe illness, and the vaccines offer good protection. The Norwegian Government is therefore removing a large number of COVID-19 measures. The changes will enter into effect from
24/01/2022News storyMinistry of Health and Care Services
The Ministry of Health and Care Services is not making any changes to the requirement of travel quarantine from week 4. Romania and Poland are now the only countries in Europe that are red. All other countries in Europe, regions in the Nordic
14/01/2022News storyMinistry of Health and Care Services
The Ministry of Health and Care Services is introducing a requirement of travel quarantine for people arriving from Romania. The changes will enter into effect on Monday 17 January at 12 am. The figures show a continued rise in infections throughout
14/01/2022Press releaseOffice of the Prime Minister
There continues to be a need for national measures. The infection rate is expected to remain high in the coming weeks, but Norwegian society is better equipped to handle the virus. Several measures can therefore be eased now.
13/01/2022News storyMinistry of Health and Care Services
The Ministry of Health and Care Services is introducing a requirement of travel quarantine for people arriving from seven regions in Finland, four regions in Sweden, the island of Sardinia, and the archipelago of the Azores. The changes will enter