Covid 19 and travel to Svalbard

This week, new national infection control measures were implemented by the Norwegian government, which also apply to Svalbard. This means, among other things, that unnecessary travel to/from the Norwegian mainland should be avoided. Business trips that are considered as necessary can be carried out.

Published 11/11/2020

Please note that if you are on a visit on Svalbard and have to be quarantined du to infection of Covid 19 you cannot travel home to the mainland until the quarantine period is over. It is not possible to test yourself out of the quarantine.

This also means that people who live in Svalbard and who are in quarantine on the mainland cannot travel home to Svalbard until the quarantine has been completed.

You will find more information about the government's new recommendations on a link to the right.