The Norwegian Government advises against all international travel that is not strictly necessary

The Norwegian Government advises against all international travel that is not strictly necessary

05. januar
Do you live in Poland and work in Norway? Consider travelling to Norway before 18th of January to work, or travel from Norway to Poland for some days off? Please do read this article and the important information from the Norwegian Government concerning Covid-19.
The Norwegian Government advises against all international travel that is not strictly necessary. The Global Travel Council will be valid until 18th of January 2021. The travel advice is designed to reduce the risk of you being infected by corona virus abroad and taking the infection into Norway. It is important that you keep up to date with the current infection control advice from day to day, as these can change quickly.

Norwegian Travel Policy


Polish travellers to Norway must present a negative corona test, and the test must be taken within 72 hours of entry. If you do not present such a test, you may be refused entry. The approved test method on the test is PCR or antigen quick test. The certificate shall be in Norwegian or English. Exceptions to the quarantine rules, please do read here

You must also take the corona test at the airport when arriving or at the Norwegian border if you arrive by car or other transport.

Registration obligation for travellers to Norway

If, despite the strict travel restrictions, you need to travel a very important journey from Poland to Norway, you are obliged to fill out a travel registration form. You can choose between registering digitally or with a paper form. If you choose digital registration, after completing the registration you will receive a receipt to be shown to the police upon arrival. If you choose paper, you must print and bring the form, to be delivered to the police on arrival. You must register before arriving Norway, but not earlier than 72 hours before the time of entry.  For Polish digital registration, click here: If you need help to fill in this form, please contact the Call Center on or call +47 33 41 28 70

Travel quarantine

All travellers from Poland to Norway must be quarantined for 10 days from the day they arrive in Norway. Guests travelling after entering Norway will be staying in quarantine hotels. You do not need to complete the travel quarantine in a quarantine hotel if you can document one of the following points:
  1. You are a Norwegian resident, or you can document permanent residence in Norway, regardless of whether it is owned or rented.
  2. You have a suitable place of residence to carry out the quarantine. Persons in the same household travelling together to Norway can be in the entry quarantines in the same whereabouts, without the requirement for a single room. 
  3. You are married or have joint children with a person who has permanent residence in Norway. Then you can conduct the quarantine in the residence of the spouse or the other parent. This also applies to your underage children. 
  4. Employer ensures suitable whereabouts where it is possible to avoid close contact with others, with private TV and internet access, private bathroom, and own kitchen or food service.
  5. You are a professional long haul truck driver, train personnel who do not work on freight trains or military personnel, and are exceptions to the quarantine rules: Covid-19 Regulations.
A stay in a quarantine hotel will cost NOK 500 per night for private individuals over the age of 18 and likewise for employers. Children between the ages of 10 and 18 have a deductible of NOK 250 per night, and children under 10 years old are excluded deductible when living with guardians.

Remember that violating on quarantine duty is a criminal offence.

How to conduct travel quarantine

The quarantine lasts 10 days from arrival to Norway. If you are in quarantine, you should:
  1. Stay in your own home, in a quarantine hotel or a suitable place with a private room that your employer provides.
  2. Do not attend work, school or kindergarten.
  3. Do not make domestic travel.
  4. Do not attend to places where it is difficult to keep the necessary distance to other people.
  5. Do not take public transport (except on arrival from abroad on the way to the quarantine, or the other way around if you leave Norway before the quarantine is over. Those over the age of 12 should then use a mouthpiece.)
  6. Do not visit public places, such as shops, pharmacies, and cafes. If you have no other option, you can do your necessary buying at the store or the pharmacy. Be sure to keep a good distance from others.
  7. Avoid having visitors. Children should not have playmates except their own household.
You can walk outside but keep a good distance from others.
The main point is that you should not infect others until yourself may develop Covid-19 symptoms.

Shorter travel quarantine
People arriving Norway may shorten their travel quarantine if they receive a negative response to coronary virus testing twice during the quarantine period. Then you need to do the following:
  1. The first test must be taken within three days of arrival and can be a quick test or PCR test and then another test must be taken at the earliest seven days after arrival. The second test must be PCR test.
The quarantine duty applies until you receive a negative test response to the second corona test.
It is emphasized that it is recommended that all journeys into Norway should be postponed until 18th of January 2021, unless the journey is very important. Keep track of updates on an ongoing basis for up-to-date advice and restrictions. 

Please find updated information here:

Together we can fight the corona pandemic!