Have you been abroad and are going back to Norway? Are you traveling to Norway as a tourist? Read more about the value limit, alcohol and tobacco allowance, traveling with animals, traveling with medicines, traveling with currency, etc.
The value limit The value limit is NOK 6,000 or NOK 3,000 if you have been outside of Norway for less than 24 hours. This value limit is the sum total of the items you have bought, except the alcohol and tobacco quota.
Alcohol and tobacco quotas You may bring a duty free alcohol and tobacco quota when you have been abroad.
Norwegian Customs app With the Norwegian Customs app you may calculate the quota for alcohol, tobacco products and other goods. You may easily declare and pay taxes in the app.
Travelling with medicines When travelling to Norway, you may bring medicines for personal use. There are limits to the amounts you can bring with you.
Travelling with expensive items When travelling from and returning to Norway with an expensive item, it is advantageous to be able to document that the item was in your possession when you left Norway. This may by documented with an identification certificate.
Travelling with pets If you are travelling with pets to or from Norway, you should contact the Norwegian Food Safety Authority prior to the trip in order to establish which rules apply.
Buying animals abroad You must investigate the requirements that apply if you want to import an animal that you have purchased abroad.
Currency If you are bringing currency with a value corresponding to more than NOK 25,000 to or from Norway, you have to notify Norwegian Customs. If you fail to notify, you will be fined 20 per cent of the entire amount or reported to the police.
Travelling with endangered animal and plant species It is not permitted to import or export products that contain or are composed of endangered plant or animal species without a special permit.
Meat, milk, cheese and other foods A quota of a total of 10 kilograms of meat, meat products, cheese and animal feed products applies when travelling to Norway.
Fruit, vegetables, plants, flowers and seeds There are limits to what you can bring with you of vegetables, fruit, berries, plants and seeds to Norway.
Import of firearms for individuals If you trade in firearms, parts thereof, and ammunition abroad, you must be aware that you cannot import firearms without a permit from the police or District Sheriff.
Travelling with cultural monuments and antiques It is not permitted to import or export antiques or objects with special artistic, cultural or historical value without a special permit.
To people subjected to customs controls People sometimes find being subjected to customs control an uncomfortable experience. We would therefore like to explain why such controls are necessary.
Electric and electronic products The requirements for cross-border export of used electric and electronic products (EE- products). A testing and documentation requirement was introduced as of 1 January 2016 for the exportation of used EE-products.