The coronavirus situation

Information and advice about the coronavirus situation from Norwegian authorities.

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Changes to entry restrictions for several countries and areas

20/08/2021: The Norwegian Government has decided to introduce entry restrictions and quarantine requirements for several areas in the Nordic region, two countries in Europe, and some third countries. This decision is based on an updated assessment of the infection rate by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, and is intended to reduce the risk of imported cases of COVID-19. All of the changes will enter into effect on Monday 23 August at 12 am.

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Travel to Norway

25/09/2021: Normal everyday life with increased preparedness is about to begin. The entry restrictions will be lifted gradually.

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Corona information in other languages

26/09/2021: Press conferences, news and press releases, and information from the Government in several languages.

What's new

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Plans to ease entry restrictions

05/07/2021: Many EEA citizens can enter Norway now. The Norwegian Government plans to allow even more groups of people to enter the country from the end of July. This includes workers from the EEA and their family members.

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Major changes to country assessments – more countries are being categorised as green

05/07/2021: From 5 July, Norwegian entry restrictions and quarantine rules will be based on the same threshold values as those applied in the EU. The Norwegian Government has made several changes on the basis of the weekly country assessments by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, and many countries are now being categorised as green. For the first time, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health has also assessed some of the archipelagos in Europe, and certain third countries. All of the changes will enter into effect on Monday 5 July at 12 am.

National measures

National measures from 13 August 2021

16/08/2021: Key recommendations and advice that apply nationally from 13 August. Check your local municipal website for local rules.

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Information for Norwegian citizens about travel

10/09/2021: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is maintaining its global advice against all non-essential travel to all countries outside the EU/EEA, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Exceptions have been made for certain countries and regions outside the EU. This advice currently applies until 1 October 2021. The infection situation and local restrictions can change very quickly. Anyone considering a trip abroad should think carefully about whether it is necessary to travel.

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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).