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All actual information about COVID-19 (prevention, statistics, symptoms and more) you can find on WHO website and in Google feed.

2019 divided the history of most countries into «before» and «after». We are talking about a pandemic that has swept the whole world. The SARS-CoV-2 virus was first identified among residents of Hubei province (China). In just a few months, a disease called Covid-19 has spread to the inhabitants of the entire planet. Norway and Belarus were not an exception.

Why is covid so dangerous? Regardless of the level of development of a particular state, medical care and other factors, millions of people have become victims of the coronavirus. According to the latest data, this figure is 190 379 344 people, among the total — 4 088 365 deaths. The main symptoms of the disease are: shortness of breath, high fever, dry cough, loss of taste and smell. The world’s leading countries have developed or are working on the production of their own vaccines that protect against COVID-19. Naturally, vaccination is not a 100% guarantee of protection against coronavirus, however, when infected, the disease is transferred much easier.

According to current data (statistics for Monday, 19 July 2021), the number of cases in Belarus is 435 020 people, total deaths are 3334, and 3004 are sick right now. Such statistics forced the government of the state of Belarus to impose certain restrictions on flights and border crossing.

Is it allowed to enter Belarus from Norway?

Current statistics on the restrictions on entry to Belarus:

  • Open to citizens: Yes
  • Open to s: Yes
  • Open to foreigners and tourists: Partially
  • Quarantine (lockdown) in Belarus: No

During the most «acute» periods of the pandemic, the following restrictions are applied in Belarus:

  1. Foreigners can enter the territory of Belarus only if absolutely necessary: study in Belarus, employment, residence permit. For more information about the conditions of entry, read the official sources of the government: http://minzdrav.gov.by/en/
  2. Availability of the test: Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.

All countries are divided into 3 main categories by the Ministry of Health:

  • «Green» (low rate of spread of coronavirus)
  • «Orange» (average rate of spread of coronavirus)
  • «Red» (high rate of spread of coronavirus)

In this regard, the government acts in accordance with the recommendations of the World Health Association. The distribution of states into separate categories is updated regularly. At the moment, Norway ranks among the states of the «Green» category.

The main reasons for the introduction of new restrictions are coronavirus mutations, an increase in the number of cases, and insufficient vaccination rates.

Rules for entering Belarus from Norway in 2021

At the moment, Belarus is partially opened to foreigners, including s. Quarantine measures are applied to tourism and trade.

Before travelling to Belarus, s must pass the PCR test no earlier than 72 hours in advance and submit a written document of an international standard (in English). Also, at the time of arrival, there should be no signs of SARS (fever, chills, runny nose, cough, etc.).

Is it necessary to comply with quarantine and take a PCR test when entering Belarus?

Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.

Self-isolation for 10 days required for some countries.

For which countries are the borders with Belarus open?

Today (Monday, 19 July 2021) the borders of Belarus are fully open for 12/ 38 countries, partially open for 39/ 38 countries. See how we collect data and find out why not all countries are included in the statistics.

List of countries for which the borders with Estonia are partially or completely open:

In Belarus, bars and restaurants work with restrictions, all shops work without restrictions. Public events (exhibitions, concerts, museums, etc.) are allowed but with restrictions.

Foreigners can cross the border if all the conditions for entering the country are strictly kept to:

Entry into the Republic of Belarus through a land border for foreign citizens has been temporarily suspended. There is a narrow list of concessions, including for those who have a permanent/temporary residence permit — you should check the State Border Committee website for more information. If you fall into one of the concessional categories, you should be aware that checks at the border might take longer than usual. If you plan to enter or exit Belarus by land, we also advise you to check the travel advice of the relevant neighbouring country, as coronavirus-related border restrictions may be put in place at short notice.No one can currently leave Belarus by a land border unless they have a valid exemption as set out by the Council of Ministers. Flights continue to operate in and out of Minsk National Airport as normal.All foreign arrivals, above the age of six, must have a medical certificate (PCR) showing a negative coronavirus test result, issued no later than 72 hours before entry. This requirement does not apply to holders of permanent or temporary residency in Belarus.There are different requirements in place for arrivals from other countries. You should check the specific COVID-19 test requirements set by the Belarusian authorities and your airline in advance of your flight. Different airlines have different requirements and may refuse boarding if they are not met.You must wear a protective face mask in all indoor public spaces, on all Belavia flights and at Minsk National Airport.You’ll need to have valid medical insurance before travelling to Belarus. You’ll be asked to provide proof of your insurance when you apply for your visa or when you arrive at Minsk airport under the visa-free regime. Contact the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus for full details of what’s required.

At the moment, there are no other restrictions on entering the territory of Belarus. At the same time, the government recommends waiting for travel to countries with extremely high rates of covid-19 spread (red zone).

For which countries are the borders with Norway open?

Today (Monday, 19 July 2021) Norway’s borders are fully open to 21/ 38 countries, partially open — to 30/ 38 countries. See how we collect data and find out why not all countries are included in the statistics.

List of countries for which the borders with Norway are partially or completely open:

In Norway, bars and restaurants work with restrictions, all shops work without restrictions. Public events (exhibitions, concerts, museums, etc.) are allowed but with restrictions.

Foreigners can cross the border if all the conditions for entering the country are strictly kept to:



At the moment, there are no other restrictions on entry into Norway. At the same time, the government recommends waiting for travel to countries with extremely high rates of covid-19 spread (red zone).

The cheapest flights to Belarus from Norway

The resumption of full-fledged air communication is gradual. At the moment, direct flights to Belarus are limited, so it is possible to get to Belarus with transfers. We offer the best air fares from Norway to Belarus. Today you have the opportunity to book tickets at an affordable price. A pandemic is not a barrier to business and travel.

We constantly monitor the situation with the spread of coronavirus and are always ready to provide you with up-to-date information.

Actual data of COVID-19 in Belarus

Current coronavirus statistics in Belarus:

  • Total cases of covid infection: 435 020
  • Sick right now: 3004
  • Number of deaths: 3334
  • Recent morbidity: declining

Situation with lockdown in Belarus:

The City of Minsk has issued social distancing guidelines for businesses and public institutions, including:Restaurants and cafes must place tables at least 1.5 meters apart.Hotels must ensure guests take their temperature daily.Employers must prohibit sick employees from working.Library reading rooms are closed to the publicLarge events in museums have been cancelled.Hairdressers and beauty salons must work by appointment only, with a minimum five-minute interval between clients.Churches and other religious institutions must ensure regular cleaning and disinfection of public areas.Shops, cafes, restaurants, and other businesses are open.There are no rules surrounding face masks, but many people voluntarily wear them when going out in public.
Source:http://minzdrav.gov.by/en/

Actual data of COVID-19 in Norway

Current statistics on coronavirus in Norway:

  • Total cases of covid infection: 134 339
  • Sick right now: 7164
  • Number of deaths: 796
  • Recent morbidity: declining

Situation with lockdown in Norway:

Commercial, public, and government services are generally open, though some have restricted capacities to adhere to social distancing policies. Regions with higher infection rates, e.g. Oslo and Viken, may have additional restrictions for commercial businesses
Source:https://no.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Thus, the restrictions associated with the coronavirus dictate living conditions in 2021. Each state has developed its own border crossing rules and entry rules. It all depends on the general situation with the spread of COVID-19.

However, even in a pandemic, you can leave Norway for Belarus with the necessary permits:

Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.

Self-isolation for 10 days required for some countries.

When will Belarus open its borders to Norway and  during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2021?