The coronavirus situation

Information and advice about the coronavirus situation from Norwegian authorities.

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Reopening: Gradual introduction of a safe travel framework

18/06/2021: With effect from 5 July, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will rescind its official travel advice for the EEA/Schengen area and the United Kingdom as well as countries on the EU’s third-country ‘safe list’ that the Norwegian Institute of Public Health also views as safe.

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Travel to Norway

23/06/2021: To limit the number of imported cases of COVID-19, we will continue to have entry restrictions. However, the infection situation means that certain measures can be eased. The current rules are provided below.

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Corona information in other languages

22/06/2021: Press conferences, news and press releases, and information from the Government in several languages.

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The Norwegian Government is continuing to reopen society

18/06/2021: The Norwegian Government is continuing to reopen society, and is moving to Step 3 of the reopening plan. People can now have more guests at home, more people can attend events, and working from home will be less of a requirement. Children and adolescents will be able to attend inter-regional sports and cultural events without needing to keep a 1 metre distance from others.

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Changes to infection control measures for travel operations in Svalbard and for cruises along the Norwegian coast

18/06/2021: ‘The Norwegian Government is now easing several infection control measures that apply to travel operations in Svalbard and cruises along the Norwegian coast. This includes an end to the requirement to present a negative result from a test for SARS-CoV-2 prior to departure to Svalbard for people who can document that they are protected and can present a COVID-19 certificate’, says Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie.

National measures

National measures from 24 June 2021

27/05/2021: Key recommendations and advice that apply nationally from 24 June. Check your local municipal website for local rules.

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Information for Norwegian citizens about travel

18/06/2021: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is maintaining its global advice against all non-essential travel to all countries. This advice currently applies until 10 August 2021. Exceptions have been made for countries and regions in the Nordic region and in the Schengen area/EEA that meet the criteria for infection levels set by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. The infection situation and local restrictions can change very quickly. 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).