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Finally the Norwegian status is set to normal daily life with increased preparedness. And also, the rules upon arrival in Norway are are being heavily reduced. We look foreward to welcoming you!
Updated 27 September 2021

The Government has decided to move to a normal daily life with increased preparedness. This means that most domestic corona restrictions are removed from Saturday September 24th at 4 p.m.

However, it is still important to:

  • wash your hands
  • cough into a paper tissue or crook of your elbow
  • stay at home and be tested if you are sick

Rules upon arrival in Norway

COVID-19 certificate: fully vaccinated people and those who have had COVID-19 during the past six months are exempt from entry quarantine as long as you can document this with a COVID-19 certificate with a QR code which can be verified by the Norwegian authorities. This applies to all countries.

In addition to this, these are the most recent updates:

  • Children and young people under the age of 18 are exempt from entry quarantine.
  • The entry quarantine now only applies to travelers from red, dark red, purple and gray countries. See map with color codes.
  • The entry quarantine can also be shortened for all travelers by negative PCR test taken no earlier than three days after arrival.
  • Furthermore, the requirement for quarantine hotels for the implementation of the quarantine is lifted.

Useful links


General questions about the corona virus

If you have questions about the coronavirus (COVID-19) while travelling in Norway, please call the national information telephone at (+47) 815 55 015.


Changes in the situation

Please stay updated on current rules and regulations from the Norwegian Institute of Health.

Symptoms/testing

If you are experiencing symptoms like fever, sore throat, chest pain and breathing difficulties, please stay in your hotel room/accomodation and Contact the medical center if you notice symptoms on tel: +47 31 40 89 00, to make an appointment for testing. Out of hours, contact the 24-hour Norwegian medical service at +47 116 117 for guidance and assistance.


QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS TO COMMON QUESTIONS:

Q: Can I come to Hemsedal if I do not come from Norway?
A: Fully vaccinated people and those who have had COVID-19 during the past six months are exempt from entry quarantine as long as you can document this with a COVID-19 certificate with a QR code which can be verified by the Norwegian authorities. This applies to all countries. In addition yo this, children and young people under the age of 18 are exempt from entry quarantine. The entry quarantine now only applies to travelers from red, dark red, purple and gray countries. Also, the entry quarantine can also be shortened for all travelers by negative PCR test taken no earlier than three days after arrival. Furthermore, the requirement for quarantine hotels for the implementation of the quarantine is lifted, however you need to have somewhere to stay that meets quarantine requirements.

Q: I have questions regarding booking and cancellation
A: In Hemsedal the businesses try to be as flexible as possible to make sure you feel comfortable booking your holiday here. For information about booking and cancellation conditions, we recommend you check directly with the accommdation company you have booked with.

Q: I live in Norway and want to book a stay in Hemsedal with my family. Is this possible?
A: Yes!

Q: When does the ski resort open for the winter?
A: The ski center opens as soon as the snow conditions allow. This is usually between the second weekend in November and the first weekend in December.

Q: Will there be après ski this winter?
A: Yes!

Q: Will the ski buss run this winter?
A: Yes!

Q: Are the shops in Hemsedal open?
A: Yes!

Q: Do I need to wear a face mask while shopping in Hemsedal?
A: No!

Q: Are the restaurants in Hemsedal open?
A: Yes! Check the company's own Facebook or website for updated info as opening hours depends on the season.

Q: Are the activities up and running in Hemsedal?
A: Yes! Book your adventure at Hemsedal Aktiv.

Q: Is the tourist office open?
A: Yes! See our opening hours.



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