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Customs Regulations


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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

 

 

NOTE - Customs regulations are subject to change at any time. The proceeding information is a brief summary of customs regulations applicable to household goods shipments to this destination and is being provided for general guidance to assist our Agents and Customers. Since such regulations are subject to change without notice, we cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance. Always double check with your local embassy or consulate

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