The Norwegian government has indefinitely extended COVID-19 entry and health measures.

Key Points:

  • Citizens and residents of the EEA, Switzerland and United Kingdom as well as foreign nationals from purple countries can enter Norway.
  • Travelers from orange and green countries are no longer required to quarantine upon arrival; travelers from red, dark red, purple and grey countries must continue to quarantine upon arrival.
    • Individuals can reduce their quarantine requirement to three days if they have proof of a negative PCR test taken after the third day of arrival.
  • Travelers who have proof that they are fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 in the past six months are exempt from quarantine and testing requirements regardless of their departure country.

Additional Information: A full list of countries and areas classified by their color can be found here. Authorities have removed the mandatory quarantine for children under the age of 18. More information on entry rules can be found here.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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