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At the Norwegian Institute of Public Health you will find updated information on infection control during travel and entry quarantine upon arrival in Norway from red and yellow countries/regions (external link).
You will also find information about the corona-pandemic, rules for international travel and entry into Norway on Helsenorge's webpages (external link).
Yes. The Ministry of Justice and Public Security has adopted a scheme where you can be exempted from restrictions on the right to work in Norway if you perform work in the health and care sector related to the corona situation. You will find more information about this scheme at UDI's webpage.
The exception applies from 7 December 2020 to 31 May 2021.
From 1.June 2021 the ordinary restrictions on the right to work come into affect, regardless of whether your employment contract in the health and care sector expires at a later date. The Ministry will make a new assessment of the need for extension of the scheme as the expiry date approaches.
On the Government's pages, you can read the decision from the Ministry of Justice and Public Security (external link in Norwegian only).
If you wish to work, you must apply for a temporary work permit. The application must be submitted to the police where you live. It is a condition that you have a valid passport from your home country. Read more about how to apply on the UDI’s website.