Entry to Norway for all citizens I am abroad


Due to the corona situation, strict rules apply for entry into Norway for citizens from all countries. Here you will find information about the exceptions that can enter now and regulation regarding entry to Norway.
  • How long will the strict entry rules apply?

  • I have received a residence permit and have not traveled to Norway yet. Can I travel to Norway now?

Can I travel to Norway now?

  • Most people cannot travel to Norway now

  • Exception: Norwegian citizens

  • Exception: foreigners residing in Norway

  • Exception: foreigners residing in yellow areas/countries

  • Exception: foreigners who have been granted a family immigration permit

  • Exception: family member of an EU/EEA citizen who is going to visit or settle in Norway, or an EU/EEA citizen who is a family member of a Norwegian citizen who is going to visit or settle in Norway

  • Exception: foreigners who will visit or live with close family members in Norway

  • Exception: those who can commute between Nordic countries

  • Exceptions: foreigners who are going to have scheduled contact with their children

  • Exceptions: foreigners who have special reasons that indicate that the person is given the right to enter, such as special care responsibilities for persons in Norway or other strong welfare considerations

  • Exceptions: asylum seekers and resettlement refugees

  • Exceptions: some occupational groups

  • Exception: foreigners working offshore on a mobile or fixed installation

  • Exception: foreign workers who are exempt from entry restrictions upon application and decision by the Norwegian Maritime Directorate

  • Exceptions: foreign workers who are exempt from entry restrictions upon application and decision by the Norwegian Directorate of Agriculture

  • Exceptions: foreigners who are going to stopover at an airport in Norway (both in international airport transit and within Schengen)

  • Exceptions: foreigners who is a permanent resident of Svalbard, or who needs to travel through the Norwegian mainland on his way to or from work or residence on Svalbard

  • Exceptions: foreigners working in critical societal functions

  • Exceptions: foreigners with an invitation from the Norwegian authorities and employees in international organizations

Quarantine and documentation for the exceptions that may enter

Visas, applications and residence permits

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