The coronavirus situation
Information and advice about the coronavirus situation from Norwegian authorities.
24/11/2020: In order to limit import infection, on 5 November 2020 the Government introduced arrangements involving quarantine hotels, effective from 9 November 2020.
Stay at home, have as little social contact as possible
05/11/2020: Norway stands at the beginning of the second wave of infection. The virus is spreading rapidly and all counties now have outbreaks of infection. The Government is therefore introducing new national infection control measures.
National measures that apply to everyone from 5th November
05/11/2020: Key recommendations and advice that currently apply. Check your local municipal website for local rules.
Related topics and insights
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).
Information for Norwegian citizens about travel
28/11/2020: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is maintaining its global advice against all non-essential travel to all countries. This advice currently applies until 15 January 2021.
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.