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COVID-19 Information

***Effective as of 12:01 a.m. EDT May 12, 2023, the Presidential Proclamation for COVID-19 vaccination prior to entering the United States has been rescinded. 

Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Country-Specific Information: 

  • As of February 12, 2022, the travel-restrictions upon entry into Norway were lifted. The same rules as prior to the COVID-19 pandemic apply. There are no requirements for testing, quarantine or registration upon arrival in Norway. Visit the Norwegian government website for further updates regarding testing, isolation and workplace guidance etc.
  • For detailed information about travel to Norway, please see Health Norway’s (FHI) website.
  • Updated information about national and local COVID-19 prevention measures, as well as information about quarantine and testing is available on Health Norway’s website.
  • Commercial, public, and government services are open.

Entry and Exit Requirements: 

  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes.
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? The remaining entry restrictions, i.e. the duty to complete entry registration and to produce a negative test prior to arrival, have been removed.
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? No.
  • For more information regarding visa extensions for residents and/or tourists, please consult the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration.
  • Please see the Norwegian government’s website for an exhaustive list of questions and answers about entry to Norway.

Movement Restrictions: 

  • Is a curfew in place? No
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel?  No

Quarantine Information: 

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine?  No.

Transportation Options:

  • Are commercial flights operating? Yes.
  • Is public transportation operating? Yes.

Fines for Non-Compliance:  Not applicable anymore.

Consular Operations:

  • American Citizen Services: The U.S. Embassy in Oslo is open for scheduled routine appointments. Emergency American citizen services appointments are available on a case-by-case basis.  Visit our U.S. Citizen Services information page for the most up-to-date information on consular operations.
  • Visa Services: The U.S. Embassy in Oslo is open for routine appointments.  Visit our Nonimmigrant Visas page for more detailed information on visa services.

Restrictions for Entering the United States:

Update on Change to U.S. Travel Policy Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination for nonimmigrant travel

Last updated: May 4, 2023

The Administration will end the COVID-19 vaccine requirements for international air travelers at the end of the day on May 11, the same day that the COVID-19 public health emergency ends. This means starting May 12, noncitizen nonimmigrant air passengers will no longer need to show proof of being fully vaccinated with an accepted COVID-19 vaccine to board a flight to the United States. CDC’s Amended Order Implementing Presidential Proclamation on Safe Resumption of Global Travel During the COVID-19 Pandemic will no longer be in effect when the Presidential Proclamation Advancing the Safe Resumption of Global Travel During the COVID-19 Pandemic is revoked.

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