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Norway reintroduces entry ban on Kosovo, Ukraine and North Macedonia

Christian Fernsby |
Travellers from Kosovo, Ukraine and North Macedonia, who so far were permitted to enter Norway under specific purposes of entry, as visiting a boyfriend/girlfriend in this country, are no longer permitted to do so, the Norwegian authorities have announced.

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The decision has been revealed on Friday, August 13, and will become effective on Monday, August 16. This means that starting from next week, the following categories of travellers who so far were permitted to enter Norway from Kosovo, Ukraine and North Macedonia can no longer do so:

adult children and stepchildren of Norwegian citizens

parents and stepparents of adult children/stepchildren of Norwegian citizens

grandparents & stepparents of Norwegian citizens

grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Norwegian citizens

boyfriends and girlfriends of Norwegian citizens – the relationship must have lasted for a minimum of nine months, and the parties must have met each other physically before

The decision has been taken after an increase in the number of Coronavirus infections detected recently in the territory of all these three third-countries reports.

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