TRAVELING TO SVALBARD

Norway and Svalbard is now open for travellers from many European regions as well as some other groups including permanent residents (incl. Svalbard residents), close family, property owners, critical personnel and people employed or working in Norway. Regions within the EU/EØS with low infection rate are exempt from travel and quarantine regulation. The map of "green" regions will be updated every 14 days. See all rules and map of regions here 

Please note: There are new requirements for pre-entry testing and where you can stay during quarantine. Any mandatory quarantine upon arrival have to be taken on the mainland, not on Svalbard.  If you are going to Ny-Ålesund please see kingsbay.no for COVID-19 regulations and fees.

All travel is of course only possible for people who are symptom free and not in quarantine or isolation.

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