Tests in Norwegian and social studies during Corona regulations

Candidates planning to take the Norwegian language or Social studies test, can find answers to frequently asked questions below. If you cannot find the answer to your question here, please contact your test centre directly, or the adult education centre in your municipality.

Your test centre is closed if your municipality is listed under sections 16a, 17 or 18 in the Covid-19 regulations. (the regulations are only available in Norwegian at the present time)

What happens if the test is cancelled because of covid-19?

If the test is cancelled, your test centre will contact you by email or SMS.

Can I get the test fee back if the test is cancelled because of covid-19?

Your test centre will inform you if you can receive a refund, or if your test will be rescheduled for the next available date.

Should I go to the test?

You will have to decide yourself if you are well enough to go and take the test. You can read more about it here (in Norwegian) Utdanningsdirektoratets smittevernveileder.

Should I wear a face mask during the oral test? How can I see/understand what the others are saying?

This will be decided by the test centre, but you should take some face masks with you.

Is it safe with so many people in the same place?

The test centre will make sure that the test is set up safely, and that they are following the relevant advice and guidelines for administering the test.

Can I take the test online?

No. All candidates taking one of the tests in Norwegian or Social studies (including the Citizenship test), must be physically present in the test centre to take the test.

I cannot find the answer to my question here? Who can I ask?

If you cannot find the answer to your question here, you can contact your local test centre directly. If you are not registered for one of the tests, you can contact the adult education centre in your municipality. You can find the contact details by searching online.