Delayed processing time in the Consular Section
The embassy is now open for all services including DNA testing however due to Covid-19 measures our capacity to receive applicants is limited.
Norway introduces its strictest entry rules since March 2020
To limit the risk of transmitting the significantly more contagious variant of the coronavirus, the Government is imposing far stricter rules on foreign nationals who seek entry to Norway.
Norway Supports Response to Sexual & Gender Based Violence Worsened by Covid-19 Pandemic
Stricter rules for testing and quarantine upon arrival to stop coronavirus mutation
The requirement to present a negative SARS-CoV-2 test prior to arrival when travelling to Norway is being amended to require a test taken 24 hours prior to departure instead of 72 hours.
Kenya - New travel requirements for inbound and outbound passengers
From 11th January 2021, the Government of Kenya requires all persons departing Kenya to have a negative RT PCR COVID-19 test and an associated Trusted Travel code.
Government introduced registration requirement for all people entering Norway
Today the Norwegian Government approved an amendment to the COVID-19 regulations that requires all people entering into Norway to register themselves as a step in improving infection control.
Norway grants debt relief to Somalia
‘By waiving Somalia’s debt to Norway, we are promoting sustainable development, stability and poverty reduction in one of the world’s most vulnerable countries,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.
Endringer for innreise til Kenya
Fra 01.01.2021 vil det ikke lenger være mulig å kjøpe visum ved ankomst til Kenya og man må søke på nett i forkant.
Covid-19 and entry requirements to Norway
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic our ability to provide services for applicants who wish to apply for visas and residence permits has been affected.