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Information on Corona-virus (Covid 19)

Angola strengthens security measures due to Coronavirus (Covid 19)

Temporary Closing of Embassy Premises

Norway to establish embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Norway takes initiative for new coronavirus fund at UN

Life certificates 2020

Norwegian Foreign Minister urges donors to increase support for Palestine

Norway stepping up support for international research on coronavirus disease

The Government enters new partnership agreements with humanitarian organisations

Largest ever agreement with Norwegian Church Aid to fight poverty

Norway supports the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement’s Covid-19 response

IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings to focus on coronavirus pandemic

Record Norwegian support for humanitarian efforts and protection

Norway endorses joint ministerial statement on COVID-19 and the multilateral trading system

Norway to send emergency medical supplies to Lebanon

Meeting of donor group for Palestine (AHLC) on 2 June

Travel advice to Angola

National measures for entry into Norway

Entry to Norway

Quarantine • All visitors arriving in Norway from countries and regions with a high or very high infection rate ("red" or "grey" countries) must go into quarantine for 10 days. • Anyone arriving in Norway must stay at a quarantine hotel during the quarantine period. Information about quarantine hotels is distributed by the police at border crossings and other arrival points in Norway. • The following visitors must not stay at a quarantine hotel:Persons who are resident in or own a residential property in Norway Business travellers whose employer or client arranges suitable accommodation in a single room, asylum-seekers and resettled refugees. • Persons arriving in Norway must travel directly to their place of quarantine, and put on a mask immediately prior to arrival at their quarantine accommodation. • You must complete the full 10-day quarantine period, even if you test negative. COVID-19 tests will be available free of charge at your quarantine hotel.The prices for the quarantine hotels are - 1500,- NOK per day for business travelers- 500,- NOK per day for private travelers

Information for Norwegian citizens about travel and the coronavirus

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. Exceptions have been made for countries and regions in the Nordic region and in the Schengen area/EEA that meet the criteria for infection levels set by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. 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. If you are a Norwegian citizen in need of urgent or special assistance, you should contact the nearest embassy or the Foreign Service Response Centre by phone on +47 23 95 00 00 or by e-mail: We recommend that Norwegian citizens who travel abroad register their trips in the travel information portal,, and update the information as necessary (service in Norwegian only).