About the corona situation Citizens of countries outside the EU/EEA: Residing in countries outside the EU/EEA


The rules for entry to Norway and other rules regarding immigration are affected by the corona situation. You can find answers to frequently asked questions regarding entry to Norway, your application for residence, visa, family immigration and work.

Questions and answers

  • To whom does the requirement for a negative Covid-19 test when entering Norway apply?

  • Who is covered by the requirement to stay in a quarantine hotel?

  • Entry to Norway: I want to travel to Norway for a visit, holiday or leisure trip. Can I travel to Norway now?

  • Work- skilled worker: I am a visa-free and technical expert who will carry out a mission in Norway. Can I travel to Norway now?

  • Entry to Norway: I have received a residence permit and will travel to Norway. Do I have to stay in a quarantine hotel after entering Norway?

  • Entry to Norway: I am visa-free or have a valid visa, and I am in one of the exception groups that can travel to Norway on a visit. Can UDI provide me with a written confirmation that I have the right to come to Norway, that I can use when I travel in?

  • Entry - visit: I want to visit my boyfriend/girlfriend in Norway. Can I travel to Norway now?

  • Entry to Norway - family immigration : My family member (reference person) in Norway has been laid off and receives unemployment benefits. What will this mean for the application for family immigration?

  • Entry to Norway: Can I apply for family immigration from Norway?

  • Entry to Norway: I have a residence permit: I have received a residence permit in Norway. Can I travel to Norway now?

  • Entry to Norway - has a residence permit: I have a temporary or permanent residence permit and live in Norway, but I am currently abroad. Can I return to Norway?

  • Entry to Norway - expired permit: I am abroad and have a temporary permit that expires soon or is no longer valid. I have not applied for renewal of the permit within one month before my residence permit expired. Can I travel to Norway?

  • Entry to Norway - visit: I live outside the EU/EEA and have a relative who has passed away, can I travel to Norway to attend the funeral?

  • Entry to Norway - I am a Norwegian citizen or an EU / EEA citizen residing in a country outside the EU/EEA area. Can my family travel with me to Norway?

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