Traveling to Norway

COVID-19 rules & requirements

It is important that travellers familiarise themselves with the rules that apply before they arrive in Norway. This applies to entry restrictions, registration requirements, testing, quarantine rules and requirements regarding documentation for exemption. It is also important to be aware that the rules may change at short notice and that the traveller is responsible for ensuring they are up-to-date about the rules that apply at the time of entry. 

Who can travel to Norway?

There are limitations as to who can enter Norway. You can travel to Norway if you:

  • You must be able to document that you are fully vaccinated or have had COVID-19 during the previous six months via a valid COVID-19 certificate.

  • You are residing in a green country or area and have been there for 10 days prior to entering Norway. Check the status of your country of residence here.

Unless you belong to one of the two above mentioned group, you will have to be covered by one of the following exceptions in order to be allowed to enter Norway:

Rules upon entry into Norway

If you are allowed to enter Norway and are not fully vaccinated or have had COVID-19 during the previous six months, you will need to:


It is your duty to familiarize yourself with the rules including potential exceptions. If you do not meet the requirements or comply with the rules, you might be denied entry or prosecuted. 

Read more about entry requirements here

Fully vaccinated or undergone COVID-19 

You do not need to present a negative test result, fill in the registration form, under go testing upon arrival or enter a travel quarantine if you are fully vaccinated or have had COVID-19 during the ­­preceding six months period.


You must be able to document this via a valid COVID-19 certificate

The COVID-19 certificate must have a QR-code that can be verified by the Norwegian authorities. The following certificates can be used upon entry to Norway:

  • Norwegian, Swedish, or Danish COVID-19 certificate

  • The EU digital COVID certificate  

  • NHS COVID-pass from England and Wales

  • COVID certificate from Northern-Ireland

  • COVID-19 Vaccination certificate from Scotland

Visit the webpages of the EU-commission for an overview of which countries within or outside of the EU that are part of the EU digital COVID-19 certificate.

More information

Unsure about which entry rules and requirements apply to you? Take the Norwegian Health Authorities test to find out. 

Here, you will find more detailed information about the rules that apply: