Norwegian embassy announced the latest travel restrictions for Norway

Royal Norwegian embassy in Bangkok released on 6 November 2020, new rules of entry to Norway, effective from 9 November 2020.

Travelers from red countries must show a certificate on negative COVID-19 test when they come to Norway. The test must have been taken less than 72 hours before the entry. If the person does not show such a test, they may be denied entry. This will be implemented from midnight, night until Monday 9 November.
o The requirement should not apply to Norwegians, people who reside in Norway or people in transit.
o The requirement does not apply to people who regularly come to Norway from Sweden and Finland to work.
o The requirement applies to health staff who commute to Norway and have been more than seven days outside of Norway.
o Personnel in critical functions of society can be excluded when necessary to avoid danger to life and health.

People who come to Norway must have a permanent residence in the country, or the employer must provide a guarantee of suitable residence upon arrival in Norway. People, including tourists and visitors, who do not have their own residence or employer in Norway must stay at a quarantine hotel and test themselves during the quarantine period. This also applies to family members who come to visit family in Norway. The Directorate of Health is commissioned to investigate how these requirements can be introduced. Until this is established, border control is strengthened according to existing regulations.

On 3 November 2020 the Royal Norwegian embassy in Bangkok released the latest Important Notice – Changes in Visa Practice – Effective from 1 November 2020

Following recent changes in entry restrictions to Thailand and the resumption of semi-commercial flights, a visitor’s visa to Norway can as of 1 November 2020, and until further notice, be granted under certain conditions.

For further information and requirements, please read here.

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ScandAsia Journalist • Scandinavian Publishing Co., Ltd. • Bangkok Thailand

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