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  • MasksRecommended
  • COVID TestTest required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineFor some origins
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: August 1, 2021
Reviewed: August 1, 2021
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Norway have open its borders for non-essential travel from some countries. Domestically, restrictions are gradually being lifted.

Can I travel to Norway?

  • Most non-essential travel to Norway is banned. Only arrivals from low-risk countries in the EU and Schengen areas may enter, as well as vaccinated or recovered arrivals from other EU/Schengen countries.
  • Norwegian citizens and residents may enter from any country, as well as family members arriving from some low-risk third countries.
  • All arrivals from high-risk areas must register within the 72 hours before arrival.

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.
  • Arrivals from European countries considered low-risk, are exempt from quarantine.

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.
  • Arrivals from European countries considered low-risk, are exempt from presenting test results.
  • Vaccinated and recovered arrivals holding an EU green certificate are exempt as well.

Is public transportation open in Norway?

Public transportation in Norway is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Norway?

Restaurants, bars and cafes in Norway are open under social distancing requirements.

Are businesses and attractions open in Norway?

  • Non-essential businesses in most of Norway have opened.
  • Leisure and event facilities are open mostly outdoors, and indoors under certain conditions.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Norway?

Wearing face masks is only recommended.


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