DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • Copy of Passport
  • Inventory (legible original and one copy in Norwegian or English)
  • Norwegian Customs Form RG-124 or RG-124A (original) must be completed and signed by Customer
    • This form is obtainable from Destination Agent

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS

  • Customers presence at the time of customs clearance may be required
  • Used household goods and personal effects duty and value added tax free provided they have been in owner's possession and used for at least one year prior to importation
  • Goods must show signs of wear

DUTIABLE/RESTRICTED ITEMS

  • New items (indicate purchase price abroad)
  • Live plants (Phytosanitary Certificate from country of origin required)
  • Animal products require a permit from the Department of Agriculture
  • Alcohol and tobacco can only be imported with Private Importation Permit issued by Norwegian Government and duties and taxes assessed are extremely high
    • Extreme duties and taxes apply even for small quantities
    • Detailed list required
    • Load at container doors for easy access 

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • Narcotics and certain drugs
  • Medicines and vitamins
  • Fresh meat
  • Products from endangered species, such as ivory, snake skins and some furs
  • Cordless phones
  • Explosives
  • Firearms, weapons and ammunition require a special import license from the Chief of Police at destination
    • Membership in a fishing or hunting club required
    • Weapons will be confiscated without license from Police
    • Automatic weapons are strictly prohibited
    • Proof of ownership
    • Licenses from country of origin
  • CUSTOMER MUST BE PRESENT AT CUSTOMS CLEARANCE IF ABOVE ARE INCLUDED IN THE SHIPMENT
  • Load at container doors for easy access

MOTOR VEHICLES

  • Owner must be present for Customs clearance
  • Only one car or motorcycle allowed per family member
  • Autos duty-free if:
    • Foreign customer moving to Norway on a two year visa and auto is re-exported at the end of the two years
    • Customer has owned the vehicle and it has been registered in owner's name for at least one year with a minimum of 5000km/3200 miles prior to importation
    • Returning Norwegians must have resided abroad for at least five continuous years. (Exception; foreign visitor entering Norway on a 2 year visa may bring an auto duty/tax free with the understanding that the auto must be exported from Norway at the end of this period.)
    • Customer has had possession of a driver's license for a minimum of one year
    • Vehicle will not be sold within two years after date of importation
  • Vehicle does not qualify for duty-free import
  • Must state mileage, make, year, model, registration, plate and chassis number, and year the car was registered in owner’s name
  • All vehicles must comply with safety standards and emission control regulations.
  • Vehicle has to arrive in Norway within three months of owner's arrival
  • Vehicle must be insured in Norway before it can be driven
  • Only family members residing at owner's residence are permitted to use the vehicle
  • Other regulations and strict requirements may apply

PETS

  • Strictly regulated
  • Health and Vaccination Certificate and Import Permit required
  • Four month quarantine in an approved and licensed facility is required (long waiting list; application far in advance recommended)
  • Animals which are not "natural" in Norway are prohibited