Travel and border information for Norway

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Change in entry rules from 15 July

From 15 July, there will be further softening of the entry rules to Norway. Carefully read the information from The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) below.

source: UDI - change in entry rules from 15 july

From 15 July, there will be further softening of the entry rules to Norway. These are the following:

  • Entry for those residing in EU/EEA countries
  • All persons residing in an EU/EEA or Schengen country will be able to enter Norway. Those who live in a country with a low risk of infection do not need to be quarantined when they travel to Norway. Those who live in a country with a high risk of infection must be quarantined when they travel to Norway.

You can see if your country is covered by the quarantine rules here. (external website)

(Please note that per 10 July, Luxembourg is not exempted from these restrictions)

You can read more about how to carry out the quarantine and what kind of documentation is required upon entry here. (external website)

If you live in a country with a high risk of infection and do not have the required documentation, you may be expelled at the border. (external website)

Can I apply for family immigration from Norway?

There will be access for entry for family members who are to apply for a residence permit and have the right to submit such an application from Norway, as well as for family members who have submitted an application for a residence permit and have access to enter Norway (ie those who had the right to apply from Norway) while the application is being processed.

You can read more about which groups apply here. (external website)

You can also use the guide on udi.no to see if you are allowed to apply for family immigration from Norway here.

Visit your immediate family

You will be allowed to visit your closest family members in Norway for up to 90 days. If you are visa-free to Norway, you can travel to Norway according to current visa regulations. If you are required to have a visa to Norway, you must apply for a visa following normal procedures first. Read more about which family members apply here.

Visit your boyfriend or girlfriend in Norway

There will be access for entry for boyfriends and girlfriends who are going to visit a boy/girlfriend in Norway. The relationship must be documented by a self-declaration signed by the reference in Norway. The self-declaration must be presented upon entry into Norway. It is a condition that the relationship has lasted at least nine months and that you have met each other physically at least once before.

Self-declaration for boyfriends/girlfriends is here.pdf (pdf, 152 kB)

For all the groups mentioned above, the rules for quarantine upon entry will apply (external website)