Visiting Norway - these rules apply to you

Prior to arrival

  • All travellers over 16 years of age arriving in Norway must complete registration prior to arrival. This also applies to Norwegian citizens. Travel may only be registered less than 72 hours prior to arrival in Norway.

    Registration of arrival to Norway 
  • Persons over 18 years of age must present a certificate of a negative COVID-19 test result upon entering Norway. You will not need to do this if you have been fully vaccinated or had COVID-19 during the past six months and have a COVID-19 certificate approved by the Norwegian authorities. The test must have been taken in the last 24 hours prior to arrival in Norway.

    More information about documentation of a negative test result prior to entry

Testing in Norway

  • You are required to take a test for SARS-CoV-2 upon arrival in Norway. This also applies if you have been fully vaccinated/had COVID-19. The test must be taken a test centre or by self-test within 24 hours of arrival. It is free to get yourself tested at the border crossing point and at a public test centre.

    If you come to Norway on a day trip, you have to take a test during your stay.

    Until they receive a negative test result, persons over the age of 12 must wear a face mask in cases where it is not possible to avoid close contact with other persons.
  • In Trysil, you can drop in or book a test at the test centre at Meierivegen 1 in Nybergsund. (open Monday–Sunday 10.00 AM–5.00 PM (not Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve). Call +47 94 02 97 95 or +47 94 02 38 96. Or you can take a self-test within 24 hours of arrival. 

    If the test centre is closed, or the authorities have given instructions not to take the test at the border crossing point, you are under an obligation to get tested at a different test centre or to take a self-test within 24 hours of arrival. 

    If the rapid antigen test or self-test return a positive result, you must take a PCR test as soon as possible, and no later than within 1 day. Call the test station during their opening hours or the emergency out-of-hour clinic: + 47 116 117 (postal code 2420) when the test station is closed.

Symptoms and testing

If you have newly arisen respiratory symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat or decreased general condition, you should book a test. 
Call the test station (+47) 94 02 97 95 or (+47) 94 02 38 96 (Monday-Sunday 10.00 AM-5.00 PM) (not Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve).

If you need medical supervision, please call the emergency out-of-hour clinic: + 47 116 117 (postal code 2420). It is important to call before entry the emergency room.

Entry/Travel quarantine

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People over the age of 18 who are not fully vaccinated and have not recovered from COVID-19 during the past 6 months are required to complete travel quarantine if they come from an area that triggers a duty to quarantine. You must go into quarantine for 10 days after arriving in Norway. You can end travel quarantine early following a negative PCR test taken no sooner than 3 days after arrival. You can find more information about travel quarantine below.

You must complete your entry quarantine in a suitable accommodation, and it must be feasible to avoid close contact with others, with a single occupancy room, private bathroom and either a private kitchen or meals service.
Persons who do not have their own residence or other suitable accommodation can complete their quarantine at a quarantine hotel.

You can find an overview of quarantine hotels in different municipalities here 

When you are in entry quarantine, you should keep a distance from older children and other adults.  Avoid visits to the home. You should not visit public places like shops. If there is no alternative, you may go out to carry out essential errands to the supermarket or pharmacy, but ensure that you maintain a distance (at least 1 metre) from other people, wear a face mask and avoid queues. 

Entry in Norway

More information about the coronavirus from Norwegian authorities

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