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

In 2019, the city of Wuhan (China) became famous all over the world. Such «popularity» was associated with the rapid spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It is known that coronavirus is transmitted in two ways — by airborne droplets and by contact.

The respiratory virus of a new type has already spread throughout the world. Norway was no exception.

Coronavirus in Norway: statistics common for the country of Norway

According to the latest data, 188 886 254 people became victims of COVID-19, of which 4 066 019 deaths. On the territory of Norway — 133 876, of which 796 deaths.
Over the last day (data on Friday, 16 July 2021), the number of infected increased by 2971, +76 deaths. Thus, the mortality rate in Norway is 0.59%.

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

Is it possible to enter Norway today, in 2021?

At the moment (Friday, 16 July 2021) Norway is available for tourists but with restrictions. At the same time, it is important to comply with the rules and requirements that are regulated by internal documents. Here is what official sources say for tourists planning to come to Norway:

Everyone arriving in Norway from abroad shall be in entry quarantine, with the exception of specified countries in Europe/Nordic region with sufficiently low transmission (green areas and countries), unless they are mentioned in the exemption provisions in the COVID-19 regulations.Entry quarantine lasts for 10 days. People who are fully vaccinated or who have had COVID-19 during the past six months are exempt from entry quarantine. Protected people who have had their first vaccine dose between 3 and 15 weeks ago, and children under 18 years must go into entry quarantine, but can end quarantine if they test negative by a PCR test no earlier than three days after arrival.Currently, only a certificate (Norwegian, Danish, Swedish or EU digital COVID-19 certificate) with a QR code that can be verified by Norwegian authorities is considered to be a secure and verifiable way to document vaccination or having had COVID-19 (the Swedish COVID-19 certificate is not yet ready for this use).See your COVID-19 certificate ( Other people in entry quarantine must be tested with a PCR test seven days after arrival. If they test negative for COVID-19 with PCR (not rapid antigen test) they can come out of quarantine.People who shall be in quarantine after entering Norway shall stay at a quarantine hotel. There are some exceptions. Protected people who have had their first vaccine dose between 3 and 15 weeks ago and minors (under 18 years) do not need to live in a quarantine hotel.Travellers from countries outside EEA/ Schengen / UK shall be in a quarantine hotel until a negative test results after 3 days at the earliest. The remainder of quarantine can take place at home or in a suitable location.Travellers from countries within the EEA / Schengen / UK with more than or equal to 500 new cases of infection per 100,000 in the last two weeks, or where special infection control professional considerations apply, must be in quarantine hotels for 3 days.There are special requirements for places of quarantine when it is not carried out in a quarantine hotel.Information about entry to Norway and quarantine hotels (

You can read more about entering Norway in official sources:

Restrictions on entry to Norway

On Friday, 16 July 2021, the borders of Norway are fully open for citizens, for tourists and foreigners — the borders are partially opened. Moreover, in some cases, quarantine is required upon arrival.

Here’s what they write about quarantine in official sources:

Self-quarantine for 10 days required for some travelers.

If, when crossing the border with Norway, symptoms of coronavirus appear, namely: cough, shortness of breath, fever, fatigue, headache and muscle pain, you should immediately consult a doctor.

Conditions for entering Norway

Special conditions of entry and various kinds of restrictions during a pandemic are applied in almost all countries. Norway is no exception.

Do I need a test result when crossing the border with Norway?

Negative PCR test is required for some travelers.

In addition, when crossing the border, there should be no signs of SARS.

Entry rules to Norway today: 16 July 2021

We have already figured out the need for a test. Just in case, we recall:

Negative PCR test is required for some travelers.

Many are wondering whether it is necessary to go into quarantine when entering Norway. We answer: today, when entering Norway, quarantine is required, but not for everyone.

How are things with masks in Norway?

Masks are recommended

For which countries are the borders with Norway open?

Borders with Norway on 16 July 2021 are open to the following countries of the world:

For which countries are the borders with Norway closed or partially closed?

Borders with Russia on June 5, 2021 are closed (or partially closed) for the following countries of the world:

Is a vaccination passport obligatory to enter Norway?

Dozens of countries around the world have been thinking about the introduction of so-called «covid passports» for several months. We are talking about documentary evidence of vaccination against COVID-19. The goal is to simplify travel abroad, as well as to speed up the process of returning to normal life.
In order to travel to Norway, today you do not need a vaccination passport. At the same time, the Norway government supports the idea of a document that confirms vaccination.

Digital statistics: on entry into and exit from Norway

Covid 19 sets new «records». Despite this, the borders of Norway are open to a number of countries. Also, Norway citizens can freely cross the borders of other states. Naturally, on condition they сomply with all quarantine measures.

From which countries you can come to Norway:

Current data on COVID-19 in Norway

As of 16 July 2021, there is a decrease in cases of coronavirus infection in Norway. More detailed statistics in numbers:

  • Total cases: 133 876
  • Currently sick: 7252
  • Recovered: 125 828
  • Deaths: 796
  • Vaccinated: 3 151 601

You can keep track of the most current information on the WHO website:

View other countries from which we can come to Norway

Countries available for entry:

Available for entry, but with restrictions:

Countries unavailable for entry:

According to our information, at the moment there are no countries from which entry into Norway is completely prohibited. See how we collect data.

Is it possible to enter and what are the rules, conditions for entering Norway during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2021?