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


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 working in

Questions and answers

Quarantine and documentation

  • Must everyone who travels to Norway do a test for covid-19 upon entry?

  • 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?

  • I need confirmation of legal residence while waiting for an available appointment with the police to apply for renewal or a permanent residence permit. What can I do?

  • I am traveling out of Norway and have an expired visa. I need a confirmation that my overstay has been legal.

Stay in Norway and departure

Permanent residence permit and family immigration

Entry to Norway

Work and studies

Appointments, application process and waiting time

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