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Norway Travel Restrictions

76.72% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 76.66% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom will not be allowed to enter Norway.
Fully vaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Norway without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Norway for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Norway entry details and exceptions

Entry to Norway is applicable to Norwegian citizens, foreigners residing in Norway, foreigners who are family members of an EU/EEA citizen who is going to settle in Norway, or an EU/EEA citizen who is a family member of a Norwegian citizen who is going to settle in Norway, foreigners invited by the Norwegian authorities and employees of international organizations and foreigners who are going to stopover at an airport in Norway.

People with essential works like journalists, diplomats, military personnel, seafarers, aviation personnel and scientists with their crew members on a marine research cruise can also enter Norway.

Travelers from selected third countries approved by EU can enter Norway provided that their reason is to visit their family members (spouse, cohabitant for t least two years, children or stepchildren, grandchildren or great-grandchildren, parents or stepparents and grandparents). Travelers must provide a document proving that they are visiting a family member who are citizens or resident of Norway.

Permitted travelers (except for fully vaccinated individuals) must fill out the Digital entry registration prior to arrival in Norway. The receipt to be received must be presented to the police at the border.

Norway only accepts vaccines approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Currently, only a certificate (Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, or EU digital COVID-19 certificate) with a QR code can be verified by Norwegian authorities.

Further details about entering Norway can be found here and on this site.


Outgoing travel to NorwayTravelling from the United Kingdom to Norway

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Norway.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are required to present a negative PCR test (in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, English, French or German) before arrival in Norway. Upon arrival at the border, they will need to be tested again.

Children under 12, fully vaccinated travelers (administered with 2 doses of vaccine and 1 for single dose vaccine - Janssen) and individuals who recovered from COVID-19 who received 1 dose of vaccine at least one week prior to travel are exempt from testing.

Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Norway.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions

Everyone arriving in Norway, except from safe areas, are required to quarantine. Quarantine may be stopped if a negative test result is presented 3 days after arrival for children under 18 years of age and those who have had their first vaccine dose between 3 and 15 weeks ago. For other travelers, quarantine will be stopped if a certificate of negative test is provided 7 days after arrival. Fully vaccinated and individuals who recovered from COVID-19 for the last 180 days are exempt from quarantine.

Documents
Pre Registration Form

72 hours before arrival in Norway.


Return travelReturning to the United Kingdom from Norway

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travellers returning from Norway must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United Kingdom.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions

Qualified fully vaccinated travelers are not required to present a pre-departure test when traveling to England. However, they are still required to book and pay for a day 2 COVID-19 test which will be taken on or before day 2 after arrival in the country. An individual traveling to the country is considered fully vaccinated if he/she meets the qualification indicated here.

Travelers who are unvaccinated, partially vaccinated or those who are not qualified under the fully vaccinated rules are required to present a pre-departure test (to be taken any time in the 3 days before the departure date), day 2 and day 8 PCR tests. They may check the pricelist and order the test thru these authorized testing providers.

Travelers could be fined £500 if they are unable to present a pre-departure test.

Travelers from the Common Travel Area (the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Ascension, Falkland Islands and St Helena) are exempt from the test requirement.

Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors returning from Norway will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering the United Kingdom.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions

Travelers who are unvaccinated, partially vaccinated or those who are not qualified under the fully vaccinated rules arriving from non-red list countries are required to quarantine at home or in the place they are staying for 10 days.

Permitted travelers from the red list countries are mandated to quarantine in a managed hotel. They must be administered with day 2 and day 8 test. They will be required to continue their quarantine period regardless of the result of their day 2 test. For travelers who have positive result, quarantine will start from the date after the result of their day 2 test and they no longer need to use the day 8 test.

For travelers who will have a positive result after using the day 8 test, they will need to quarantine further. They will have to finish the quarantine starting from the date after the result of their day 8 test.

Travelers who have both negative result for day 2 and day 8 test will be out of the 10-day quarantine from the day they arrived in the country.

Travelers going to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are advised to check further details regarding their quarantine requirement.

Documents
Mandatory passenger locator form

Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland

All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package

All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


FAQs

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Norway without restrictions. Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom will not be allowed to enter Norway.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Norway without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom will not be allowed to enter Norway.

  • Fully vaccinated travelers coming from the United Kingdom are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated travellers coming from the United Kingdom will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departure.

  • Fully vaccinated travellers from the United Kingdom are not required to quarantine. Unvaccinated travellers from the United Kingdom are required to isolate for 10 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Norway is required in enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Norway are open with restrictions. Bars in Norway are open with restrictions.