Regulations and travel restrictions


Tour operators are obliged to familiarise themselves with the laws and regulations of Svalbard and must comply with the regulations in all their activities.

The tour operator must also ensure that anyone who carries out work for which the business is responsible is familiar with and complies with the regulations.

In addition, tour operators must familiarise themselves with and adhere to laws and regulations enforced by other administrative authorities such as the Norwegian Maritime Authority, the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority, the Norwegian Food Safety Authority, and others.