International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Vanuatu to Norway.

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Border Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

Policies
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Cases Per Million
464.17
Decreased by96.39
at 11/27/2021
Vaccinated
77.51%
Increased by0.14%
at 11/25/2021
Return Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

Border Status

Restricted

Entry restricted for international travelers

Description

Most travelers are not allowed to enter Norway.

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Entry restrictions do not apply to:

  • Norwegian citizens;
  • Travelers with a certification of vaccination or recovery that is valid in Norway;
  • Citizens of an EU/EEA/Schengen country or the UK;
  • Foreign nationals who reside in a ‘green’ country or area in the EEA/Schengen area or in the UK;
  • Permanent residents;
  • Valid visitor's visa holders and visa exempts;
  • Close family members of persons residing in Norway, i.e. spouses/registered partners/cohabitants, minor children or stepchildren, parents or stepparents of minor children or stepchildren.

Please check the source for additional exemptions and more detailed information about exemptions.

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Norwegian Government
Start Date
11/28/2021
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Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to have a negative COVID-19 test result before departure to Norway.

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This also applies to:

  • Travelers with a certification of vaccination or recovery that is valid in Norway.
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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, certificates (Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, or EU digital COVID-19 certificate) with a QR code can be verified by Norwegian authorities.

Travelers who can present English and Welsh NHS COVID Pass, Northern Ireland, and Scottish COVID-19 vaccine certificates with a verifiable QR code will be allowed to enter Norway.

Travelers with access to the EU Digital Certificate may use it to present proof.

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Mandatory

Mandatory pre-registration form

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Travelers, including citizens, are required to complete a trip registration form a maximum of 72 hours before arrival in Norway.

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Travelers must be able to provide a confirmation of a suitable place to stay during the mandatory quarantine period. If they have been exempt from quarantine (both work and leisure time), they only need to register their personal data and tick the appropriate boxes.

This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 16.
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Norwegian Government
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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Vaccinated travelers with recognized proof are not required to quarantine upon arrival in Norway.

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Norwegian Government
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While You're There

Possible

Masks may be required in public

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Description

Travelers may be required to wear masks in public based on local or regional advice.

Travelers are required to wear masks in-flight, and at Oslo Airport.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Norway.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
464.17
Decreased by96.39
at 11/27/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
77.51%
Increased by0.14%
at 11/25/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
4,236,469
Increased by7,840
at 11/25/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.29
Decreased by0.02
at 11/25/2021

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

Local Guidelines

Although restrictions are gradually lifting, they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. It is recommended that social gatherings in private remains limited to a maximum of 20 people. Information relating to the COVID-19 response in Norway can be found at https://www.fhi.no/en/op/...
Checked
11/28/2021

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

Status
Operating
Severity
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Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants are open with social distancing rules in place to allow for social distancing. Customers must register on entry for contact tracing purposes and alcohol can only be served at tables. Restaurants are not allowed to take in new customers after midnight.

Bars

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Bars are open with social distancing rules in place to allow for social distancing. Customers must register on entry for contact tracing purposes and alcohol can only be served at tables. Bars are not allowed to take in new customers after midnight.

Nightclubs

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Nightclubs are open with social distancing rules in place to allow for social distancing. Customers must register on entry for contact tracing purposes and alcohol can only be served at tables. Nightclubs are not allowed to take in new customers after midnight.

Shops

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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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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