Information to travellers arriving in Kristiansand

If you get symptoms such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell, sore throat or if you feel sick you must call the Kristiansand Coronavirus hotline (+47) 948 09 041 in order to be tested.

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Infection prevention measures 

  • Keep at least one meters distance to other people 
  • Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly 
  • Stay isolated if you feel sick 

Quarantine on arrival in Norway 

If you're arriving from a country or an area without sufficiently low transmission, you must go into quarantine for 10 days from the day you arrive in Norway. This applies to the countries listed here.

When going into quarantine, you must travel straight to your planned accommodation. Avoid close contact with others until you are at your accommodation. The quarantine must be carried out continuously in one place during the first 10 days of your stay in Norway.  For more quarantine details see here.

Testing 

If you get symptoms such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell, sore throat or if you feel sick you must call the Kristiansand Coronavirus hotline (+47) 948 09 041 in order to be tested. 

Opening hours for the Coronavirus testing center and hotline 

Medical treatment 

If you are ill and need medical assistance, call the local medical service at 116 117. In the event of critical illness, phone 113. 

There are two emergency services locations in the area, see map at the bottom of this page: 
Emergency services in Kristiansand, Egsveien 102, 4615 Kristiansand
Emergency services in Tangvall, Tangveien 8F, 4640 Søgne 

If you have tested positive for COVID-19  

If you are sick with COVID-19 or think you might have COVID-19, isolate yourself from other people. You will be followed up by the Norwegian health care service. You can self-isolate at home, in a health institution or elsewhere the municipality decides. Contact your doctor if the disease worsens. 

More information and information in other languages 

Norwegian health services 

Information about coronavirus in other languages 

Information to travellers arriving in Norway see the Norwegian Directorate of Health