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For information about the coronavirus vaccine see these articles:
Who is considered fully vaccinated and partially vaccinated, and what is meant by a risk group?
Those who have completed their primary vaccination series are considered to be "fully vaccinated" are:
- Those who have received a second dose of vaccine. Status as fully vaccinated applies from 1 week after the second vaccine dose.
- Those who have received a single-dose vaccine, with effect from 3 weeks after vaccination.
- Those who have had COVID-19 and at least 3 weeks later have received a dose of vaccine. Status as fully vaccinated applies from 1 week after the vaccine dose.
- Those who received the first dose of vaccine and then, at least 3 weeks later, were diagnosed with COVID-19 infection. Status as fully vaccinated applies from the time the person is out of isolation.
- Those who have confirmed antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 by an approved laboratory method (with an antibody serology in a microbiological laboratory), and received one vaccine dose. The vaccine dose may be given the same day at the earliest. Status as fully vaccinated is valid 1 week following vaccination.
Those who are considered to have had booster doses are:
- Those who received an extra dose(s) after their primary vaccination series.
Those who are considered “partially vaccinated” are:
Those who have received the first dose of a vaccine (in a multi-dose regimen) at least 3 weeks ago.
- If the protection decreases over time, the advice may change.
The definitions related to vaccines apply to the following vaccines against COVID-19:
- Vaccines that have a marketing authorization in Norway,
- CoronaVac and
Those covered by the term "risk group" are:
- Persons who are 65 years or older
- Persons from the age of 18 with certain defined diseases / conditions that increase the risk of severe disease course and death from COVID-19 (medical risk groups).
- See: Risk groups and their relatives
What advice applies if you are vaccinated or have had COVID-19 before and have newly-arisen respiratory tract symptoms?
Information on the advice that applies if you get new-onset respiratory symptoms can be found in the article
What advice applies if household members or equivalent close contacts are diagnosed with COVID-19?
Read more here:
Which entry rules apply in Norway for people who are fully vaccinated or have had COVID-19?
Read more here:
Currently, only presentation of a COVID-19 certificate with a QR code which can be verified by the Norwegian authorities is considered a secure and verifiable way to document vaccination or previous illness. Here you will find more information about the COVID-19 certificate and which COVID-19 certificates are accepted: