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Information to travellers arriving Bergen

Testing is mandatory for travellers arriving Bergen from an area with quarantine duty. If you arrive from a destination in Norway, we also recommend you to get tested.

Bergen follows National Infection Control Measures from February 22th

NEW ENTRY RULES: From January 29th Norway introduces strictest entry rules. In general, only foreign nationals who reside in Norway will be permitted to enter.

Digital entry registration and test

All persons travelling to Norway must register here prior to crossing the border. This also applies to Norwegian citizens. You are also required to familiarise yourself with important information entry quarantine, test obligation and quarantine hotels. Go to: Information and digital entry registration in different languages.

Note that travellers who are foreign nationals are required to present a negative test that has been taken less than 24 hours prior to arrival in Norway. Stricter rules for testing and quarantine upon arrival to stop coronavirus mutation

Testing is mandatory when arriving Bergen

Testing is mandatory for travellers arriving Norway from an area with quarantine duty. You need to get testet at the airport or at the border crossings. Everyone who has stayed in an area with quarantine duty during the last 14 days before arrival has a duty to be tested upon arrival in Norway. This also applies to Norwegian citizens.
All persons who have been to the UK, South Africa, Ireland, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal and Brazil must undergo a PCR test at the Norwegian border.
If you arrive from a destination in Norway, we also recommend you to get tested. Testing is free.

  • Testing at the airport
    Test stations for coronavirus has been established at Bergen lufthavn, Flesland (airport) and Bergen havn (harbour). The teststation at the airport is available for persons arriving Bergen directly from abroad. 

  • Testing in Bergen
    To order at test at Bergen Accident and Emergency Clinic (legevakt), call the coronavirus hotline on (0047) 55 56 77 00 or make an appointment via this form. You can also get tested at Drop in at Spelhaugen 12 in Fyllingsdalen or at Festplassen in the center of Bergen. See opening hours and more information about testing on this page.

Test result

When your Coivd-19 test has been analysed, you will be contacted and informed about the result. If we have not been in touch with you within three days, please call our corona-hotline: (0047) 55 56 77 00. If you have a Norwegian national identity number (fødsels og personnummer) you can also find your test result at www.helsenorge.no

Quarantine on arrival in Norway

All visitors arriving in Norway from countries and regions with a high or very high infection rate must go into quarantine for 10 days. This applies to the countries listed here: www.fhi.no/en/infectioncontroltravel

Anyone arriving in Norway must stay at a quarantine hotel during the quarantine period. Information about quarantine hotels is distributed by the police at border crossings and other arrival points in Norway.  Quarantine hotel for Bergen is Scandic Kokstad, close to the airport. The price for hotels: 500, - per day for private individuals, 1500, - per day for employers.

The following visitors must not stay at a quarantine hotel: 

  • Persons who are resident in or own a residential property in Norway
  • Business travellers whose employer or client arranges suitable accommodation in a single room, asylum-seekers and resettled refugees.

Persons arriving in Norway must travel directly to their place of quarantine and put on a mask immediately prior to arrival at their quarantine accommodation. You must complete the full 10-day quarantine period, even if you test negative. COVID-19 tests will be available free of charge at your quarantine hotel.

More about Quarantine and Insolation Rules in English and other languages

National sites

National site about Coronavirus in different languages HelseNorge.no and Helsedirektoratet.no

Folders to travellers arriving Norway, see Helsedirektoratet.no

Entry to Norway – information in several languages