• MasksRecommended
  • COVID TestRequired to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen in most areas
  • QuarantineFor some origins
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: May 1, 2021
Reviewed: May 1, 2021
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Norway has closed its borders for non-essential travel. Domestically, restrictions are gradually being lifted. Currently, travel from third countries are banned.

Can I travel to Norway?

  • All non-essential travel to Norway is banned.
  • Citizens, residents, family members, and few other exceptions may enter.
  • All arrivals from high-risk areas must register within the 72 hours before arrival.
  • At the moment, this applies to all arrivals, except those coming from Greenland, the Faroe Islands, and parts of Finland.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Norway?

  • Anyone arriving to Norway is required to self-quarantine, or quarantine in an approved hotel, for 10 days.
  • It is possible to shorten the quarantine period if testing negative on day 7.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Norway?

Anyone arriving to Norway will be required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 24 hours, and get tested upon entry.

Is public transportation open in Norway?

Public transportation in Norway is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Norway?

  • Restaurants and cafes in most of Norway are open under social distancing requirements.
  • In high-risk area, restaurants and cafes are open for takeout and delivery only.
  • A ban on serving alcohol is in place nationwide.

Are businesses and attractions open in Norway?

  • Non-essential businesses in most of Norway have opened.
  • In high-risk areas, non-essential businesses are closed.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Norway?

Wearing face masks is only recommended.


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