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General information

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Entry to Norway - information 

EN: International travels
PL: Podróże do Norwegii – przepisy dotyczące kwarantanny i testu
RU: Правила въезда в Норвегию. Карантин и тест на коронавирус
LT: Atvykus į Norvegiją – izoliavimosi ir testavimo taisyklės
RO: Călătoria în Norvegia – reguli despre carantină și testare
ES: Viajar a Noruega – normas para la cuarentena y la realización de pruebas
DE: Einreise nach Norwegen – Quarantäne- und Testvorschriften
FR: Voyageurs arrivant en Norvège – règles relatives à la quarantaine et au dépistage
SO: Soo gelitaanka Norway – xeerarka karantiilka iyo baaritaanka
TI: ናብ ነርወይ ምእታው-ውሸባን ናይ መርመራ ሕግታትን
UR: ناروے میں داخلہ – علیحدگی اختیار کرنے اور جانچ کے اصول
AR: الدخول إلى النرويج - قوانين متعلقة – بالحجر والفحص

Rules and recommendations 

The national rules apply in Sola and the other municipalities in Nord-Jæren.

National measures 

 

Coronavirus vaccine

Sola municipality provides the Coronavirus vaccine for the people living in Sola. The vaccine is safe, free and voluntary. Because this is considered a highly contagious disease, it is recommended that all those who can, take the vaccine.

 

Location and practical information 

The location for vaccination in Sola is Soltun nursing home, Fredtunvegen 21. You will receive more detailed information about where to meet, once it is your turn and you have booked your appointment. Remember: 

  • Meet on time! 
  • Bring a valid ID with a photo such as passport or driving license
  • Wear a face mask 
  • Wear clothing which is easy to remove (you will be vaccinated in the arm you don't use when you are writing)

 

Do not attend your appointment for vaccination if you: 

  • have any symptoms of a cold, fever above 38°C or any other signs of infecticious disease 
  • are in quarantine, isolation or if you are waiting for a Covid-19 test result  
  • have been vaccinated with another vaccine in the last 7 days

Your time for vaccination will then be postponed.

If you are unable to attend your appointment for any of the reasons given above, call 912 42 857 between 9 am and 11 am monday-friday to cancel the appointment. You can also send an SMS to this number outside the opening hours if you need to cancel your appointment. Write your full name and the time of your appointment. Cancellation by SMS must be sent no later than 1pm on the actual vaccination day. 

 

The second appointment 

Once you have been vaccinated the first time, you will receive a text message with the date and time for your second appointment. The second vaccine will be conducted 12 weeks after your first vaccine. This appointment cannot be changed. In order to be fully vaccinated it is important that you attend your second appointment.  

 

Standby vaccination list 1st dose

You can register on the standby list for vaccination in Sola if you want the Coronavirus vaccine and if you are able to meet up at short notice (within 20 minutes).

If someone does not meet up for their vaccination appointment, we will have spare vaccines that day. We will then call those who have registered on the list.

If we call you, you can say yes or no. If you say yes, you must be able to meet at the vaccination center in Sola, located at the new Soltun nursing home, Fredtunvegen 21 in Solakrossen within 20 minutes.

To be able to attend vaccination, you must not have any symptoms of respiratory infection, you cannot be in quarantine or isolation and you must not have taken any other vaccinations within the last 7 days.

You must also have registered via the SMS from Sola municipality (or directly at timebestilling.remin.no/sola) in advance before you register the standby vaccination list.

Register at the standby vaccination list, 1st dose 

 

Standby vaccination list 2nd dose

If you have been vaccinated with one dose already, you can register on the standby list for the second dose if you want to become fully vaccinated before the initial waiting time of 6 or 12 weeks.

If we call you, you can say yes or no. If you say yes, you must be able to meet at the vaccination center in Sola, located at the new Soltun nursing home, Fredtunvegen 21 in Solakrossen within 20 minutes.

21 days must have passed since your 1st dose of the vaccine.

Register at the standby vaccination list, 2nd dose

 

Current order of priority

1. Residents in nursing homes and selected groups of healthcare personnel 
2. Age 85 years and above and selected groups of healthcare personnel 
3. Age 75-84 years
4. Age 65-74 years and people between 18 and 64 years with diseases/ conditions at high risk of a severe disease course 
5. Age 55-64 years with underlying diseases/conditions 
6. Age 45-54 years with underlying diseases/conditions 
7. Age 18-44 years with underlying diseases/conditions 
8. Age 55-64 years
9. Age 45-54 years
10. Age 18-24 and 40-44 years 
11. Age 25-39 years 

Sola municipality follows the order of priority given by FHI, and cannot make exceptions in the order.

 

SMS with registration-link  

Sola municipality has sent an SMS to residents with information on how you can register yourself to receive the vaccine. Note that this is just a registration, and not the actual booking for vaccination. We will contact you again when it is your turn to book an appointment for vaccination.

If you have already registered when you receive the SMS, you do not need register again. You can ignore the SMS if you have received the vaccine already.

You can also register here 

If you have already registered when you receive the SMS, you do not need to register again. You can ignore the SMS if you have received the vaccine already.

 

Students

Students will be offered a vaccine both where they live and where they study, and from their home municipality if they are registered there. As a student, you should plan your vaccination based on where you will be when your second vaccine is conducted. Both doses should be set in the same municipality. Sola municipality prioritize students studying abroad. International students should be fully vaccinated before leaving in the autumn. If you live in Sola, and are a international student or are going on an exchange this autumn, you can send us documentation by filling out this form  (in Norwegian only). We will then contact you for vaccination as soon as we have the opportunity. Please read the information at the top of the form before submitting it.

 

Seafarers

Seafarers are not prioritized as a group, but we try our best to make it possible for you to get vaccinated a little earlier, or at shorter intervals so that it suits the time you are ashore. Seafarers can contact our vaccination telephone 912 42 857 (weekdays between 8am and -10am), or send an e-mail to koronavaksine@sola.kommune.no.

 

Covid-19 certificate

The COVID-19 certificate gives you an overview of the COVID-19 vaccinations which have been registered for you in the Norwegian Immunisation Register SYSVAK, COVID-19 tests you have had and any previous COVID-19 infection.
More information and login to see your Covid-19 certificate at Helsenorge.no. 

 

If you discover an error in your Covid-19 certificate

If you were vaccinated at your GP or in consultation with your GP, you must contact them directly to correct the information about the vaccination.

If you were vaccinated by Sola municipality at the Soltun vaccination room, you must register the error in this form. We will then contact you by phone to correct the error.
 

More information about vaccination

See FHIs webpage for more information about the Coronavirus vaccine.

 

Do you think you might have Coronavirus?

Stay at home and avoid contact with others. You should be tested if you have symptoms of Covid-19, if you suspect infection from people you have been in contact with or if you have been traveling to a country or region with high incidence during the last 10 days. See more information about test criteria for coronavirus at FHI's website. 

 

How to book a test appointment 

You need an appointment to be tested for Coronavirus.

  • If you have a Norwegian citizenship and want to book a test for yourself and children under 16 years of age you can book online at helsenorge.no.
  • You can also call your GP (registered doctor) to book a test.
  • If your GP is not available, you can call 51 91 40 30 between 08.30 am and 3 pm to book a test. This number is for booking only. 

The test is free of charge. 

Testing takes place in a drive-through tent at Stavanger Forum. The referral will give you further instructions on when and where to attend. 

If you are acutely ill and unable to contact your regular GP; call the ER 116 117.
If life and health are at risk, call 113.

If you are in need of a confirmation that you do not have the Coronavirus even when you are not experiencing any symptoms, contact a private clinic that offers this service.

 

Test results

Your Covid-19 test results will be made available to you at Helsenorge.no as soon as your sample has been analysed and reported. The length of time it takes for test results to become available varies, but is typically a few days after your sample was taken. Test results from all laboratories in Norway will be available at Helsenorge. You can also call your GP. 

 

What happens if I test positive?

If your test confirms Coronavirus, the healthcare service will contact you. You will have to isolate at home, and the health care service will start tracking possible transmission of Covid-19 among your close contacts.

 

International travels

The Norwegian government advises against all international travel that is not strictly necessary. Everyone arriving in Norway must familiarise themselves with key information about entry registration, the duty to be tested and quarantine hotels. More information at Helsenorge.no. 

 

Travel quarantine  

As a general rule, anyone arriving in Norway from a red area or country are required to quarantine for 10 days after the date of arrival in Norway. 

Where to conduct the travel quarantine will depend on which country or area you arrived from when entering Norway. See an overview of where to conduct your travel quarantine here.

Travelers arriving in Norway from the EEA and Schengen area are not required to stay in a quarantine hotel, but can carry out the quarantine in another suitable location.
When crossing the border, you must document that you have a suitable place to stay during your quarantine. If you do not live in Norway or do not have access to a suitable place to stay, the border police will refer you to a quarantine hotel. Travelers from other countries can test themselves out of quarantine hotel no earlier than three days after entry. Minors are not required to stay in a quarantine hotel.

Excemptions from travel quarantine

 

Quarantine check

Take the quarantine check to find out which quarantine rules apply to you 

 

Map of Nordic region/ Europe with status for entry quarantine

The map at Norwegian Institute of Public Healths website shows areas with quarantine duty that apply for travelers arriving in Norway.

 

Contact form for guests staying in a quarantine hotel

If you are staying in a quarantine hotel and want to contact Sola municipality regarding the matter, please fill out the contact form for guests staying in quarantine hotel.

 

When arriving at a quarantine hotel

Information about quarantine hotels is distributed by the police upon arrival at the airport. Upon arrival the border police will refer you to the hotel you will be staying at (do not book in advance). 

 

What does it cost to stay in a quarantine hotel?

The cost of staying at a quarantine hotel is NOK 500 per night for adults. Children aged 0-9 can stay in parents room for free. The cost of children aged 10-18 is NOK 250 per night. Prices include full board. Upon check-in at the hotel, you must present your entry registration number.  This is to ensure that you have checked in as agreed with the border control and to ensure that you get a reduced price for your stay. If you are a Norwegian student abroad, you will be exempt from the deductible payment.

 

Apply for an exemption from the requirement to stay in a quarantine hotel

A limited scheme has been implemented where those who can document strong welfare reasons can apply for an exemption from the requirement to stay in a quarantine hotel when entering Norway. Those who can get an exception under this scheme is very limited. The UDI handles this application scheme and can answer questions related to it.

More information on how to apply at UDIs webpage. 

 

Travel advice 

You will find more information about travel advice and entry quarantine at FHI.no and at Helsenorge.no. 

 

Quarantine and isolation

You will find information about who should be in quarantine or isolation and how it should be carried out at FHIs website. 

 

Health information phone

If you have questions about Coronavirus and cannot find answers on FHI's website, you can call the Directorate of Health's information phone 815 55 015. 

 

Sola kommune information phone

For general questions about the Coronavirus, call 51 65 33 00  (open work-days between 09.00 and 15.00). 

 

How do you prevent infection?

  • Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. This kills viruses that may be on your hands.
  • Maintain at least 1-2 meter distance between yourself and others. 
  • Avoid going to crowded places. 
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth. 
  • Make sure you and the people around you follow good respiratory hygiene. This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose of the used tissue immediately and wash your hands. 
  • Stay home and self-isolate even with minor symptoms such as cough, headache and mild fever until your test-result is negative and you have recovered. 

 

Useful information from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Advice and information about the Coronavirus and Covid-19.