Norway announces EU member states that are welcome from July 15

Norway opens to EU

From July 15, 2020, travelers with a tourist visa, from many EU member states will become eligible to enter the territory of Norway. The decision was made after consulting with the Directorate of Health and the Public Health Institute.

Tourists coming from the following European nations can apply for a tourist visa as they will be allowed to visit Norway for non-essential purposes. They won’t also have to quarantine first.

  • Swedish regions of Blekinge, Kronoberg, and Skåne
  • Vatican City
  • United Kingdom
  • Switzerland
  • Spain
  • Slovenia
  • Slovakia
  • Poland
  • Netherlands
  • Monaco
  • Malta
  • Lithuania
  • Liechtenstein
  • Latvia
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Iceland
  • Greece
  • Germany
  • France
  • Finland
  • Estonia
  • Denmark
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Belgium
  • Austria
  • Andorra

The citizens of Romania, Bulgaria, Portugal, Hungary, Croatia, and other regions of Sweden will have to self-isolate for 10 days upon their arrival.

The Government of Norway has instructed all tourists that they will have to follow all the infection control rules that those who reside in Norway have to follow.

The influx of tourists will bring back great revenue to Norway’s industry and business. The summertime revenues from tourism are generally huge in Norway and efforts are on to bring back such times. A major share of tourists to Norway comes from Germany and the Netherlands.

In yet another announcement by Norwegian authorities, from July 15, 2020, eligibility to enter Norway will be granted to:

  • Those in a relationship of at least 9 months, and
  • Other members of the family from countries other than in EU/EEA

They can thus join their loved ones in Norway.

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