The coronavirus situation

Information and advice about the coronavirus situation from Norwegian authorities.

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Travel to Norway

18/02/2022: The statutory requirement to obtain a negative test prior to travel and the requirement to register entry into Norway upon arrival have both been discontinued.

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Coronavirus: Helsenorge

06/04/2022: Information about the coronavirus from Helsenorge.

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A new normal for Norway

14/03/2022: The Norwegian economy is booming. COVID-19 restrictions are lifted and we are heading out of the pandemic. Economic growth is strong, unemployment is low. A shortage of labor is leading to mounting pressure. At the same time, the war in Ukraine increases uncertainty in the global economy. The war has already led to higher commodity prices. In particular, prices on electricity, gas and fuel have soared throughout Europe.

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The infection control measures are being removed on Saturday 12 February

12/02/2022: 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. The change will enter into effect on 12 February at 10 am.

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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.