Norway Requirements for Entry

You must present a negative COVID-19 test certificate when entering Norway if you are at least 18 years old and do not have a valid COVID-19 certificate (external website). Foreigners who do not comply with the rules on entry registration, travel quarantine and entry tests may be refused entry. Persons who cannot prove compliance with these rules may also be refused entry. All travellers, including Norwegians, can be reported to the police and, in some cases, fined for breaching entry requirements. If you are planning a trip to Norway, check the latest official travel rules before you travel. You should also check with your airline for additional travel requirements. If you enter Norway, you must take a COVID-19 test when you enter Norway, regardless of where you are departure. You must take a COVID-19 test, even if you have a valid COVID-19 certificate. You can take a test at a testing station at the border or within 24 hours if there is no test station where you cross the border into Norway. EU/EEA/Schengen Area citizens who are fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months and can document it with a verifiable COVID-19 certificate connected to the EUDCC portal can freely enter Norway. These individuals are exempt from quarantine, border testing and entry registration. The same applies to citizens with a verifiable COVID-19 certificate with QR code issued in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland.

Each country has its own entry rules and can introduce measures that may have consequences for you as a traveler. Individuals who can document this in accordance with Schedule D of the COVID-19 regulations are exempt from quarantine, pre-arrival testing, and on-arrival testing. However, you must complete the registration registration. Norway is connected to the EUDCC portal. The COVID-19 certificate can be used in the EU/EEA/Schengen area and in other countries connecting to the EU portal. Anyone who decides to travel should familiarize themselves with the quarantine and infection control regulations of the country they are travelling to. This varies from country to country. The entry requirements for the different countries can be found under You can also find information about the infection rate in these countries.

The information is constantly updated and is available in 24 languages. The Norwegian authorities set and enforce the entry rules. For more information, please contact the embassy, high commission or consulate of the country or territory you are visiting. You should also consider checking with your transportation or travel company to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements. Direct information line for entry, screening and quarantine: Police carry out routine border checks on all travellers arriving from outside the Schengen area. During the pandemic, this control was expanded to include controls and guidance on current registration, testing and quarantine requirements. For travellers from the Schengen area, police will continue their current knowledge-based control at internal borders. If there is no screening centre at the port of entry or if the testing centre is closed, you must have a rapid antigen test at a public testing centre or a self-test within 24 hours of entry. There are currently no COVID-19 prevention measures in place at the border, whether individuals are vaccinated or not. Please note that visa requirements have not changed.

However, you do not need to complete the ad registration if you have been granted a blocked address. There are also exceptions for other groups such as diplomats, police and military personnel classified as critical, asylum seekers, etc. You do not need to present a negative test result before entry or go into travel quarantine if you are fully vaccinated or have contracted COVID-19 in the previous six months. You must be able to document this via a valid COVID-19 certificate. All travelers arriving in Norway must register prior to arrival.