The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against all international travel that is not strictly necessary. Exceptions apply from June 15th for areas in the Nordic countries with a low level of infection and from July 15th for countries within Schengen and EEA with a low level of infection.
You can travel freely in Norway if you can avoid spreading the infection. We all share the responsibility to follow the advice for infection control. To travel in a way that will prevent you from spreading the infection means that:
Prior to travelling it is important that you familiarize yourself with the current infection situation, both for the area where you live and for the area that you want to travel to. Pay attention to the advice for infection control. Keep in mind that the infection situation and the advice for infection control may change rapidly.
International leisure travel
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs maintains the current travel advice and advises against all international travel that is not strictly necessary until August 20th. This applies to all countries except areas of the Nordic countries with an acceptably low level of infection. When travelling to these areas you will not be required to enter travel quarantine upon your return to Norway. No areas in Finland, Iceland or Denmark will trigger quarantine duty, while all areas of Sweden will trigger quarantine duty.
From July 15th 2020 there will come adjustments for travels from Europe outside of the Nordic region.
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You can also contact your embassy for more information.
If you are experiencing symptoms like fever, sore throat, chest pain and breathing difficulties while in Norway, please stay in your hotel room/appartment and contact hotel guest service by telephone.
Only contact the 24-hour Norwegian medical service if you are in need of medical assistance.
EXTRAORDINARY MEASURES IN VESTERÅLEN
Most of the attractions in the Vesterålen are now opening up again. Resturants and attractions have strong restrictions on number of guests allowed and extra safety rules to avvoid spreading the virus. All upcomming culture- and sport events the next few weeks are also cancelled.
There are no closures on the public transport network at the moment but reduction in scheduled services may occur .
Grocery stores and pharmacies are open as normal.
You can find all the tips to avoid the spreading of the virus at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health's website.
Telephone: (+47) 41 60 58 52
Updated information from the Directorate of Health: