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Information about quarantine and isolation after travelling outside Norway

Based on the Infection Control Act § 4 – 1, the Government have enacted new measures to prevent transmission of the coronavirus.

Hotels and aribnb can download poster with this information here (pdf)

The new measures include the following:

  • All who have been outside Norway are to stay at home for 14 days after arriving home to Norway, regardless of whether they have symptoms.
  • Travellers from countries outside Norway who are not residents of Norway will be asked to return. The alternative for these travellers is quarantine. Travellers with symptoms will be isolated. 
  • This means that everyone presently staying in Norway and who has been in a country outside Norway, Sweden and Finland in the past 14 days is to be quarantined. 

Home quarantine applies to people who have been outside the Nordic countries for the last two weeks

If you are quarantined in a hotel or other types of lodging you are to:

  • Have all meals in your room
  • Avoid all public transport
  • Avoid places where you may come into contact with others

Home isolation applies to people with symptoms of respiratory infection.

If you are in home isolation in a hotel or other types of lodging you are to:

  • Stay in your room at all times until recovery and minimum two weeks total
  • Call +47 116 117 if you need medical attention

If people share a room, guests without symptoms are to comply with the restrictions of home quarantine.

Violation of the above may be pursued by the municipality of Tromsø.

Costs related to the above mentioned are at your own expense.

Public health officer
Municipality of Tromsø