The coronavirus situation
Information and advice about the coronavirus situation from Norwegian authorities.
Travel to Norway
02/01/2021: All persons arriving in Norway must familiarise themselves with key information about entry registration, quarantine on arrivals, the duty to be tested and quarantine hotels. Entry registration forms must be completed prior to arrival at the border.
Continuation of most national measures but easing of measures for children and young people
18/01/2021: The Norwegian Government is generally continuing the strict infection control measures to prevent a new wave of infections but is easing some measures for children and young people.
Corona information in other languages
13/01/2021: Press conferences, news and press releases, and information from the Government in several languages.
Related topics and insights
National measures from 20 January 2021
20/01/2021: Key recommendations and advice that apply from 20 January. Check your local municipal website for local rules.
Mandatory testing at the border
16/01/2021: The government is introducing mandatory testing at the border for persons who have been to an area that necessitates quarantine upon arrival in Norway. This will apply from Monday 18 January at 17:00.
Stricter measures to reduce import infection
13/01/2021: Norway has one of the strictest systems for entry and testing in Europe. The Norwegian Government is now further tightening the control system to limit import infection.
Information for Norwegian citizens about travel
07/01/2021: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is maintaining its global advice against all non-essential travel to all countries. This advice currently applies until 1 March 2021.
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).
16/12/2020: This circular describes the implementation of stays at quarantine hotels.
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.