FAQs about travelling to Norway

Last updated: 08.06.2015 // Below are some of the most asked questions about travelling to Norway from Ireland.


Three airlines offer direct flights between the two countries. All three fly from Dublin Airport. Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian fly to Oslo International Airport Gardermoen, while Ryanair flies to Rygge Airport Moss, outside Oslo. Please check details on the website of each airline.



Irish citizens do not need a visa to enter Norway. This applies to all EU/EEA passport holders. Others may need a visa, please check the Embassy's visa information for details on how to proceed if you need one. Be advised that visas are issued by the Danish Embassy.


For EU/EEA citizens, there are no requirements for a certain validity of passport. This means it is sufficient that the passport is valid on the day of the return journey. The new Irish Passport Card is valid as a travel document for entering Norway.

Driving licences

New regulations concerning driving licences came into force in Norway on 19 January 2013. Statens Vegvesen has all the information you need.

Voltage of the power supply in Norway

The electricity supply in Norway is 220 V, but appliances up to 240 V will work. Plugs have two round pins, and adapters are available.