Entry to Norway
- 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 do not require to stay at a quarantine hotel:
o Persons who are resident in or own a residential property in Norway
o 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.
How to quarantine
- Persons in entry quarantine must only leave their accommodation if they are able to avoid close contact with everyone other than those they are staying with.
- Persons in quarantine must not enter workplaces where other people are present, or schools or kindergartens.
- It is not permitted to use public transport, except to travel to or from an airport, port or other similar place of arrival in connection with your arrival/departure.
- For more information about quarantine, visit Helsenorge.no/koronavirus
Certificate of negative COVID-19 test
- Foreign nationals arriving in Norway from a region subject to a quarantine obligation must, with certain exceptions, present a certificate confirming that they have had a coronavirus test with a negative result. The certificate must have been issued within the past 72 hours in order for you to enter Norway.
- The certificate must be written in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, English, French or German.
- The certificate must refer to an approved test method - PCR or the rapid antigen test.
Test centres and symptoms
- We encourage everyone arriving in Norway to get themselves tested.
- There are test centres at selected border crossings which offer free testing to private travellers.
- Persons who become ill must go into isolation and contact a doctor