The coronavirus situation

Information and advice about the coronavirus situation from Norwegian authorities.

Information for travellers

New travel advice for travel between Norway and other European countries.

Questions and answers

Information about corona and health, travels, employment, quarantine, isolation, border control etc.

Seek help if you experience domestic violence

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.

What's new

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Global travel advice from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to be extended. Changes in the travel advice for the Nordic countries and Europe

24/09/2020: The global travel advice will be extended to apply until 15 January 2021. With regard to countries in the Schengen area/EEA, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is maintaining its advice against non-essential travel to all countries apart from those for which an exception has been made.

John-Arne Røttingen

Important step to strengthen Norway’s global health efforts

19/08/2020: As a step in strengthening Norway’s global health efforts, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has appointed John-Arne Røttingen as Special Adviser on Global Health.

Documents

Regulations relating to entry restrictions for foreign nationals out of concern for public health

29/06/2020: Adopted by Ministry of Justice and Public Security 29 June 2020 under sections 2, 3 and 6 of the Interim Act of 19 June 2020 No. 83 relating to entry restrictions for foreign nationals out of concern for public health; see decision of 19 June 2020 No. 1244 delegating authority.

Regulations relating to rejection etc. of foreign nationals without a residence permit in the realm, out of concern for public health

15/03/2020: 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.