On Friday 6 November 2020, the Government announced the introduction of the requirement of a negative Covid-19 test when entering Norway. Foreign nationals who cannot present documentation of such a test can be refused entry. This requirement applies to most foreign nationals who are not resident in Norway. The government also announced a requirement that people in entry quarantine must stay at a quarantine hotel during the 10-day quarantine period. This requirement will not apply to people who reside in Norway or own a home or holiday home in Norway. The requirements came into effect at midnight (24.00) on Sunday 8 November.