International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Norway From United States is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are allowed to enter Norway.

Norway only accepts vaccines approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Currently, only a certificate (Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, or EU digital COVID-19 certificate) with a QR code can be verified by Norwegian authorities.

Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

More Information
Norwegian Government
Start Date
8/2/2021
Changed
8/2/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must carry proof that meets the outlined criteria. Travelers who cannot show proof using one of the indicated methods are not considered fully vaccinated by Norway.

Travelers are considered to be fully vaccinated if 1 week has passed since they received the second vaccine dose or if 3 weeks have passed since they received their single-dose vaccine.

Vaccines need to be approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Currently, only a certificate (Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, or EU digital COVID-19 certificate) with a QR code can be verified by Norwegian authorities.

Travelers have the option to present proof via EU Digital Certificate.

Start Date
6/4/2021
Changed
8/2/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers aged 12 years and older must wear masks in some public places such as on public transport while they are on their way to their quarantine location.

Each municipality gives its own recommendations or orders for the use of face masks. Please check the source for more information.

Start Date
12/21/2020
Changed
8/2/2021

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Norway.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
57.13
Decreased by15.94
at 8/2/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
2.10%
Decreased by0.30%
at 7/31/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
66.28%
Increased by3.42%
at 8/1/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
3,593,287
Increased by185,411
at 8/1/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.28
Decreased by0.06
at 8/1/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

The Norwegian government has issued a recommendation that everyone must stay at home as much as possible and limit social contact with other people. Social gatherings are currently limited to 20 people indoors and 30 people outdoors. A household can have up to 10 visitors, not including 'protected people', those who are fully vaccinated. Full details can be found at https://www.fhi.no/en/op/...
Last Checked
7/28/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Recommended
Severity
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Face masks are recommended but should not replace other safety measures such as social distancing. In high-risk regions face masks are recommended in public spaces. Those going into self-quarantine on arrival must wear a face mask when traveling to the quarantine location. Face mask rules may vary depending on the municipality.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
Status
Operating
Severity
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Public transportation is operating as usual. Passengers traveling in high-risk regions are recommended to wear a face mask.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants are open with social distancing rules in place. Alcohol cannot be served after midnight. Customers may be asked to provide their personal details for contact tracing purposes, and cashless payments may be required. Restaurants may be closed in high-risk regions.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Bars are open with social distancing rules in place. Alcohol cannot be served after midnight. Customers may be asked to provide their personal details for contact tracing purposes, and cashless payments may be required. Bars may be closed in high-risk regions.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Restrictions in place
Severity
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Nightclubs are open with social distancing rules in place. Alcohol cannot be served after midnight. Customers may be asked to provide their personal details for contact tracing purposes, and cashless payments may be required. Nightclubs may be closed in high-risk regions.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
More Details
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Customers may be required to provide their personal details for contact tracing purposes.

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