Police will carry out routine border checks on all travellers arriving from outside the Schengen area. During the pandemic, this control was expanded to include controls and guidance on current registration, testing and quarantine requirements. For travellers from the Schengen area, police will continue their current knowledge-based control at internal borders. All foreigners who are entitled to enter Norway under the Immigration Act will be able to enter the country from 26 November 2021. At that time, stricter entry restrictions will be introduced. No, US citizens do not need a visa to visit Norway for up to 90 days (as in the UK). This means that due to visa exemptions, you can only travel to Norway with your passport. However, by the end of 2023, US citizens wishing to travel to Norway will have to apply for a European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS). Government travel information pages on entering Norway.
Here you will also find links to travel information in many other foreign languages, including Polish, Arabic, Russian, Somali, Urdu, Turkish and more. Foreigners who do not comply with the rules on entry registration, travel quarantine and entry tests may be refused entry. Persons who cannot prove compliance with these rules may also be refused entry. All travellers, including Norwegians, can be reported to the police and, in some cases, fined for breaching entry requirements. However, you do not need to complete the ad registration if you have been granted a blocked address. There are also exceptions for other groups such as diplomats, police and military classified as critical, asylum seekers, etc. Norway is my number one destination. Everything on earth is magical, including its remarkable fjords, lakes and, of course, the Northern Lights. It is so easy for American citizens to travel to this magical country. Note that even if you have been granted a visa, the border guard may refuse you entry to Schengen if you no longer meet the requirements for a visa at the time of travel. Anyone travelling to Norway must register before arriving in Norway, including Norwegian citizens. There are also some basic ETIAS health and safety requirements.
In addition, Americans who are not eligible to travel to Norway with ETIAS require a visa. All foreigners who are entitled to enter Norway under the general rules of the Immigration Act will be allowed to enter Norway from 26 November 2021. This presupposes that the conditions for entry into Norway in the Immigration Act are met. For example, a visa is required for people coming from a country with visa requirements. In all other respects, the provisions of the Immigration Act apply to cases where a residence permit is required. All travelers arriving in Norway must register prior to arrival. This also applies to Norwegian citizens. All travelers arriving in Norway must be tested upon arrival, regardless of vaccination status. Here you will find information about entry registration, travel quarantine, tests and COVID-19 certificate upon arrival in Norway. U.S. citizens need a valid U.S.
passport to apply for ETIAS. In addition, applicants must provide their passport number, date of issue and expiry date. Other ETIAS requirements for Norway include an email address and a debit or credit card to pay the visa waiver fee. Travelers from the United States must meet the ETIAS eligibility criteria. In addition, they must travel to Norway to: Individuals who can document this in accordance with Annex D of the COVID-19 regulations are exempt from quarantine, pre-arrival testing, and on-arrival testing. However, you must complete the registration registration. Norway is connected to the EUDCC portal. The COVID-19 certificate can be used in the EU/EEA/Schengen area and in other countries connecting to the EU portal. Anyone who decides to travel should familiarize themselves with the quarantine and infection control regulations of the country they are travelling to. This varies from country to country.
The entry requirements for the different countries can be found under reopen.europa.eu/en. You can also find information about the infection rate in these countries. The information is constantly updated and is available in 24 languages. Entry, Screening and Quarantine Helpline: In general, all persons over the age of 16 must complete the entry registration prior to arrival in Norway. The border control officer may ask you to provide your fingerprints, in which case they will be compared to those you provided when applying for a visa. As long as your visa is valid, you can move freely within the Schengen area or to the specific Schengen countries for which the visa is valid. If you are leaving the Schengen area to visit, for example, the UK or Svalbard, you will need a multiple-entry visa. Norway is a contracting party to the Schengen Agreement. This means that U.S. citizens can enter Norway for up to 90 days for tourism or business purposes without a visa.
Your passport must be valid for at least three months after your stay. You will need enough money and a return ticket. More information on travelling to and within Schengen countries can be found in our Schengen factsheet. Although Norway has no Covid-19 entry requirements or entry restrictions, when you return to the United States, you will need to show and do a few things before you can enter. Before boarding a flight to the United States, you must present a negative COVID-19 test result (not proof of vaccination) taken no later than 1 day prior to travel. There is also an option for people who have recovered from COVID-19 in the past 90 days. If you plan to visit several Schengen countries and the main purpose cannot be determined, you must submit your application to the embassy or consulate of the country that is your first point of entry into the Schengen area. Read important information about entry requirements, quarantine, and testing.
The pandemic is constantly evolving. Unfortunately, we have no control over that. Therefore, I will keep you informed of the Covid-19 entry requirements for Norway as it is today. COVID-19 regulations include rules for entry check-in, pre-arrival testing, and post-arrival testing in Norway. The ability to perform an early end of quarantine test only applies to individuals who are testing in accordance with the requirements of COVID-19 regulations.