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Restrictions on entry into Norway (Covid-19)

Norway has implemented entry restrictions to Norway due to the spread of COVID-19. There are limited possibilities to hand in applications at the Embassy due to Danish Covid-19 restrictions.

From April 16th 2021 all applicants applying for a residence permit will have to provide biometric data by meeting in person to submit their application at the Embassy in Copenhagen. It will not be possible to submit applications at Norwegian embassies in Iceland, Poland or the Czech Republic. 

Due to the Covid-19 travel restrictions in Norway, the Norwegian Immigration Directorate (UDI) only process applications from Au pair applicants if they can comply with the following: Information for au pair applicants  If you are allowed to enter Norway, you can request an appointment by writing to  

Important information about the Norwegian travel restrictions:

All foreign nationals with a valid residence permit or a short-stay visa, or an entry visa must be aware that additional travel restrictions that might be in place in the EU/EEA/Schengen area at the time of your travel. Due to the outbreak of the Corona virus, many countries, including Norway, have applied additional measures or restrictions, such as pre-travel covid-19 test and/or quarantine requirements.

Information regarding entry and quarantine requirements for Norway is found on the following websites:

NOTE: For applicants residing outside Denmark who have an appointment at the Norwegian embassy in Copenhagen – please be aware of the restrictions on entering Denmark.

For information on entry restrictions to Norway, please visit: