The Seoul Metropolitan Government is carrying out campaign to encourage people to get tested COVID-19 in advance
The Seoul Metropolitan Government is carrying out ‘’One Test Per Household” campaign to encourage citizens and foreign residents to go to a nearby screening center and get tested for COVID-19 in advance.
The global travel advice will be extended until 15 April 2021.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ global travel advice against non-essential travel to all countries will be extended to apply until 15 April.
Norway introduces its strictest entry rules from 29 January 2021
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 implements stricter rules for testing and quarantine upon arrival from 25 January 2021 to stop coronavirus mutation
The requirement to present a negative SARS-CoV-2 test prior to arrival when travelling to Norway has been amended to require a test taken 24 hours prior to departure instead of 72 hours.
New requirements of negative COVID-19 PCR test result for entry to the Republic of Korea
The Government of the Republic of Korea requires a negative COVID-19 PCR test result for all foreign nationals entering Korea to prevent further inflow of COVID-19 and its variants.
[Updated entry regulation to Norway] Mandatory testing for travelers to Norway
From January 2nd 2021, the government has imposed mandatory testing for Covid-19 for all travellers to Norway.
[Updated entry regulation to Norway] Government introduced registration requirement for all people entering Norway
From 12:00 am on 21 December, all people entering Norway will be required to register their name, contact details, place of quarantine and employer (if applicable) and any other information requested.
COVID-19 Announcement regarding changes of opening hours
As part of our COVID-19 response, from 15 December 2020, the Embassy has made some changes to the opening hours as below.
Covid 19 - travel to Norway
The Norwegian Government has implemented extensive restrictions on entry into Norway due to the spread of COVID-19 due to the spread of COVID-19.
The Corona situation: Requirement to stay at quarantine hotel
From 9 November 2020, 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 at a quarantine hotel for 10 days.
The Corona situation : Requirement for negative Covid-19 test to enter Norway
From 9 November 2020, 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.