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Svalbard travel advice
Explore Covid-19 statistics relating to new cases and the vaccine rollout in Svalbard plus up-to-date travel advice on entry requirements from government agencies.
For a full summary of Covid-19 statistics and regulations by country, and to compare destinations around the world, visit our interactive Covid-19 travel planner.
Svalbard covid live updates
- Travel advice for Svalbard - UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)
- Travellers' health for Svalbard - Norwegian Institute of Public Health
- Latest info on travel to Svalbard - Norwegian Ministry of Justice
FCDO travel advice
Covid-19 vaccine rollout
Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in Svalbard showing the number of people and percentage of the population who are partially or fully vaccinated.
Covid-19 vaccination rollout figures are not available for Svalbard.
Covid-19 statistics - new cases
The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for Svalbard recorded in the latest 7-day period and the percentage difference from the week before, plus charts showing the numbers of new cases recorded over the past 10 weeks.
Covid-19 statistics on the number of newly recorded cases are not available for Svalbard.
Entry requirements & travel restrictions
Below is the latest information on the travel and tourism status of Svalbard including entry requirements and the rules on pre-departure Covid-19 testing and quarantine.
Are there entry restrictions to Svalbard due to Covid-19?
Svalbard is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Svalbard.
Check out Norwegian Ministry of Justice for more information.
- OOpen for tourism
- O*Open for vaccinated arrivals
- Q*Quarantine for unvaccinated
- VVaccination required
- T|VTest or vaccination required
- QQuarantine required
- TTest required
- T+VTest + vaccination required
- CClosed for tourism
Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Svalbard?
You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Svalbard. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.
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