The coronavirus situation
Information and advice about the coronavirus situation from Norwegian authorities.
Norway's health authorities encourage everyone to avoid journeys that are not strictly necessary and avoid close contact with others. Everyone who comes from outside the Norway must be in quarantine for 14 days from their arrival in Norway.
Information about corona and health, travels, employment, quarantine, isolation, border control etc.
Domestic violence is unacceptable under any circumstances. If you are a victim of violence committed by a partner or others in your family, it is important to seek help.
Related topics and insights
New travel advice for travel between Norway and other European countries
10/07/2020: From 15 July, the Government is lifting restrictions on entry into Norway for people resident in countries in the Schengen area/EEA that have an acceptable level of infection. From the same date, quarantine will no longer be required on entry from these countries and regions. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will no longer advise against travel to countries and regions that are excepted from the rules on quarantine on entry.
Romantic partners and family members of Norwegians may now come to Norway to visit
10/07/2020: Starting 15 July, the Government plans to allow the entry of foreign nationals from countries outside the EU/EEA (referred to as third-country nationals) who have family or an established romantic relationship in Norway. However, no exemptions are to be granted from quarantine duty or from ordinary provisions of the Immigration Act.
Regulations relating to rejection etc. of foreign nationals without a residence permit in the realm, out of concern for public health
In order to safeguard public health in connection with an outbreak of COVID-19, which is a disease hazardous to the public health, an administrative decision may be taken under the Immigration Act to reject a foreign national without a residence permit. Decisions are taken by the Directorate of Immigration or the police. The Ministry of Justice and Public Security may assign decision-making competence to another authority.