Before you travel to Norway, you must register in the entry registration system (external website) if you are 16 years or older. You must show confirmation of the registration if the police ask you when you cross the border.
The requirement to register applies even if you have a valid COVID-19 certificate (external website).
If you cannot present confirmation of your registration, you may be expelled at the border.
You must present a certificate of a negative COVID-19 test upon entry into Norway if you are 18 years or older and do not have a valid COVID-19 certificate (external website).
The test must have been taken during the last 24 hours before arrival to Norway.
Approved test methods are PCR or antigen rapid tests. If you arrive by plane, the test may have been taken within the last 24 hours before the scheduled departure time of the first part of the flight. The flight can be a direct flight to Norway or a continuous flight to Norway with stopovers in transit zones at other airports.
The COVID-19 certificate must be in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, English, French or German.
If you cannot show a certificate with a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival, you may be expelled from Norway.
When you enter Norway, you must do a COVID-19 test upon entry to Norway, regardless of where you travel from. You must do a COVID-19 test even if you have a valid COVID-19 certificate. You can do a test on a test station on the border or within 24 hours if there are no test station where you cross the border to Norway.
If you do not do a COVID-19 test on arrival, you may be expelled from Norway.
You must follow the rules that apply to the quarantine after entry to Norway. You will find information about the quarantine rules for entering Norway at helsenorge.no (external website).
If the requirements for quarantine and quarantine hotel apply to you, and you do not follow the requirement, you may be expelled from Norway.
If you have questions regarding your application, residence permit or residence card, check if you can find answers in our list of frequently asked questions.
Here you will find information regarding appointments and attendance at the police in Norway or at the embassy/VFS application centre abroad.
Here you will find information regarding quarantine and COVID-19 certificate from the health authorities.