COVID-19 Reopening Matrix
Quarantine RequiredCOVID-19 Testing Requirements There are no current testing requirements, including for travel to Svalbard. Quarantine Requirements There are no current quarantine requirements.
ImmigrationImmigration application processing has resumed. Consular posts are reopening, subject to local pandemic-related restrictions. Service Centers for Foreign Workers (SUAs) are generally open. Tax offices are generally open. Immigration offices at local police stations are operating with limited capacity, and some have started scheduling appointments. Foreign nationals can only visit the police station in the municipality in which they reside. Travel Restrictions There are no current entry restrictions.
• Yes, all services are being delivered with strong focus on infection control where services are accompanied
• Yes, All bookings are being made virtually.
• No face-to-face support available.
• Apartments are currently available.
• Kindergartens, schools, and after-school programmes - The requirement of operation in accordance with the infection control rules in the COVID-19 Regulations is repealed, as is the traffic light model accordingly. The traffic light model will be kept as emergency preparedness guidance, containing recommended measures to reduce contact when the infection rate in a municipality makes it necessary and proportionate to introduce infection control measures in kindergartens and schools - Normal operations in accordance with the general infection control rules for the population are recommended - Infection control measures are still recommended in kindergartens and schools, in accordance with the Regulations relating to measures in the kindergarten and school environment to promote health, which require that the enterprise's operations are planned and carried out in a manner that prevents communicable diseases. Specific COVID-19 advice will remain in place for kindergartens and schools in the coronavirus guidance on the Norwegian Institute of Public Health's website
• Work - Normal operation in accordance with the general infection control rules for the population is recommended. - Employers are recommended to assess the need to limit infection and issue guidelines for their employees. It is important that workplaces adapt the working conditions at educational institutions for risk groups.
• Events and gatherings - The regulatory requirement of operation in accordance with the infection control rules in the COVID-19 Regulations is repealed. This means that most of the requirements regarding event/gathering sizes or making arrangements so people can keep a distance have been removed for organisers - However, there is still a requirement to have infection control measures in accordance with the Regulations relating to measures in the environment to promote health, which state that enterprise's operations must be planned and carried out in a manner that prevents communicable diseases - Normal operations in accordance with the general infection control rules for the population are recommended
• Contact tracing - There is no longer a recommendation for people with COVID-19 to notify their other close contacts - Municipal contact tracing may be relevant in some situations, for example in connection with an outbreak at a municipal institution.
• Quarantine - The duty to quarantine was removed on 1 February, and replaced with a test regime
• Isolation - The regulatory requirement to go into isolation is removed and replaced with a recommendation for adults with a confirmed case of COVID-19 to stay home for 4 days from the onset of symptoms and, regardless, until they have been fever-free for 24 hours - There is separate infection control advice on the steps to be taken if an enterprise's operations require some people with COVID-19 to go to work. See the website of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health - The recommendation to stay home for 4 days does not apply to children, who are recommended to stay home if they are sick
• Face coverings - The regulatory requirement to wear a face covering is removed. - The use of a face covering is recommended when you have close contact with people in risk groups if you have cold/respiratory symptoms. - People in risk groups and unvaccinated people are recommended to wear a face covering when they are out among people when the infection rate is high if it is difficult to keep a distance from other people
• Public transport - A recommendation to avoid taking public transport when it is crowded. - A requirement to wear a face covering when it is not possible to keep a 1-metre distance - In taxis, a requirement for both the passenger and the driver to wear a face covering
• Entry into Norway - The regulatory requirement to produce a negative test taken prior to arrival and the requirement of entry registration are repealed. - The regulatory requirement of testing before and after arrival in Svalbard will be kept for now. The same applies to the ban on international charter flights to Svalbard
Household GoodsSurvey (Video/In-person)
• Video Only
Packing/Delivery Services (After Customs Clearance) Available?
• Air: Yes, but restrictions to some countries due to closed borders.
• Sea: Normal service at present.
• Limited trucking capacity available; high rates.
Can packing/delivery take place without customer, or nominated representative?
• No, customer must sign waiver if nominating a representative.