Travel and border information for Norway

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Information about travel and coronavirus

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against non-essential travel to all countries. For now, this advice will remain in effect until further notice.

The Government will be closing the border to foreign nationals who lack a residence permit in Norway.

For more information on the entry restrictions to Norway, please visit:

Temporary closure of VFS’ Visa Application Centers for Norway:

Due to the extensive restrictions on entry into Norway, it will no longer be possible to submit applications for Schengen visas to Norway at VFS’ visa application centers. The application centers will still be open for submissions of applications for residence permits to Norway.

For any enquiries, please contact VFS Call center.

For more information on this and other topics related to Norway's COVID-19 response, please use the following external links:

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