Corona information for Svalbard

Note: Face masks are strongly recommended in Longyearbyen in all public places, shops and larger outdoor gatherings!

You can find information about regulations related to the corona virus and Svalbard here:

Information about entry to Norway:

 

Want advice from the SIOS community about travel and field logistics in Svalbard during the pandemic?

At the special edition of the SIOS Virtual Hangout on Friday 9 April, members of the SIOS community discussed their fieldwork plans and those who have had made the journey to Svalbard in spring 2021 shared their experiences about what paperwork and preparation was required. A summary of the advice that came out of this discussion is available here.