The regulations for entry to Norway


In order to limit import infection, foreigners' access to Norway has been tightened sharply. The police can reject foreigners (deny entry to Norway) on the border for public health reasons.

Published: 16.03.2020 - Last changed: 20.05.2021

These are the regulations that determine who can travel to Norway

Entry quarantine to Norway

For information on which entry rules apply to different groups, see:

Processing of visa applications

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Norway will now normally reject applications for Schengen visas. Visas can only be granted in extraordinary situations. See New instructions on processing visa cases and the UDI's instructions on visas  (external website) (link only in Norwegian) and residence permits during the corona visa outbreak (external website)(link only in Norwegian).

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