The coronavirus situation
Information and advice about the coronavirus situation from Norwegian authorities.
National infection prevention measures: Easing of measures applicable to children, young people and students
19/02/2021: The government is largely extending the national infection prevention measures that are in place. There will be some easing of the measures applicable to children, young people and students.
Travel to Norway
24/02/2021: In order to limit the risk of infections imported from abroad, the government further tightened non-Norwegian citizens’ entitlement to enter Norway. In short, only those non-Norwegian citizens who are residents of Norway are permitted to enter the country. This also applies to citizens of the EEA.
Corona information in other languages
24/02/2021: Press conferences, news and press releases, and information from the Government in several languages.
Related topics and insights
Stricter rules upon arrival in Norway
19/02/2021: The government is announcing new measures to limit the spread of Covid-19. The government will also increase its checks while enforcing stricter rules in relation to the use of quarantine hotels. The government is also establishing a limited, application-based scheme to facilitate exemptions from the entry restrictions in place. This will apply to technical personnel and will take effect on 20 February.
How to spend your winter break in Norway
12/02/2021: It is almost the winter break, and in light of this the Norwegian Directorate of Health and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health have prepared national guidelines on how to plan and take holidays in a Covid-safe manner.
National measures from 29 January 2021
24/02/2021: Key recommendations and advice that apply nationally from 29 January, updated with entry rules to Norway. Check your local municipal website for local rules.
Information for Norwegian citizens about travel
22/02/2021: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is maintaining its global advice against all non-essential travel to all countries. This advice currently applies until 15 April 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.