Covid-19 information

Covid-19 information
Entry restrictions on travel to Norway (including Svalbard) have been lifted. As of the 10th of June 2022, travellers to Ny-Ålesund will no longer have to take a covid test on arrival. Tests will be available for anyone who experience symptoms, or who – for whatever reason – would like to be tested.

Entry restrictions on travel to Norway (including Svalbard) have been lifted. As of the 10th of June 2022, travellers to Ny-Ålesund will no longer have to take a covid test on arrival. Tests will be available for anyone experiencing symptoms, or for anyone who – for whatever reason – would like to be tested.

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Remember to apply for all necessary permits well in advance

Need to rent firearm for polar bear protection?
See procedure here

Need to use equipment containing a radio transmitter?
Application procedure described here

Need to use drones?
See permit information here

Collecting samples, or placing instruments on Kings Bay’s property?
Apply well in advance

Researchers’ Guide

We have compiled all the information you need to make your stay in Ny-Ålesund successful – from the first development of your project, booking your stay and preparing for field work, to actual work on site, and the follow-up after.

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