The coronavirus situation

Information and advice about the coronavirus situation from Norwegian authorities.

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Travel to Norway

03/12/2021: All travellers arriving in Norway must complete registration prior to arrival. This also applies to Norwegian citizens. All travellers arriving in Norway must take a test after arrival, regardless of their vaccination status. Here is information about entry registration, travel quarantine, testing, and the COVID-19 certificate when arriving in Norway.

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National recommendations and rules

03/12/2021: Recommendations and rules that apply nationally from from 3 December 2021. Check your municipal website for local rules.

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Corona information in other languages

08/12/2021: Press conferences, news and press releases, and information from the Government in several languages.

What's new

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The Norwegian Government is introducing new national measures

02/12/2021: The Norwegian Government is introducing new national measures to delay the spread of the Omicron variant. People are recommended to keep a distance and to avoid shaking hands and hugging each other.

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All travellers arriving in Norway must take a test after arrival

02/12/2021: The Norwegian Government is introducing stricter test requirements at the border in order to delay and limit the spread of the new Omicron virus variant. From Friday 3 December at 12 am, any person who arrives in Norway must get tested, regardless of their vaccination status.

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The Norwegian Government is introducing regional infection control measures in several municipalities

03/12/2021: The Norwegian Government is introducing regional measures in Oslo and several municipalities in the counties of Viken and Innlandet to delay and limit the spread of the new Omicron virus variant.

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Information about international travel and the coronavirus

01/12/2021: The global advice against all non-essential travel was rescinded on 1 October 2021. The infection situation and local restrictions can change very quickly. Therefore, travel advice may be issued for specific countries if major challenges related to the pandemic emerge again. Anyone considering a trip abroad should think carefully about whether it is necessary to travel.

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Map of countries with entry quarantine to Norway

Map of red and yellow countries in the Nordic region/ Europe with status for entry quarantine (NIPH).

Documents

Regulations relating to amendments to the COVID-19 Regulations

08/11/2020: Legal basis: Adopted by Royal Decree 6 November 2020 under the Act of 5 August 1994 No. 55 relating to control of communicable diseases, sections 4-3, 4-3a and 7-12. Submitted by the Ministry of Justice and Public Security.

G-35/2021 – Revised circular relating to entry into force of the Regulations relating to entry restrictions for foreign nationals out of concern for public health

08/10/2021: Under the Interim Act relating to entry restrictions for foreign nationals out of concern for public health, all foreign nationals not covered by exemptions specified in the Act or in regulations issued pursuant to the Act will be rejected without further consideration of the risk of infection posed by each individual.