Border controls were reintroduced on 26 November at all ferry crossings from Sweden, Denmark and Germany. There will also be additional border controls on the Sweden/Norway land border. Make sure you carry a valid passport on all these routes.

Around 581,000 British nationals visit Norway every year. Most visits are trouble-free.

There is an underlying threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Petty crime does occur but at a low level compared to other European countries. See Crime

There has been an increase in avalanche activity. Follow local advice, stay on piste and only ski in recommended areas.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

You should apply for a free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) before you travel. If you already have an EHIC, make sure it hasn’t expired. Some medical costs aren’t covered by the EHIC so you should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling.