Shipping to Norway
Shipping to Norway
Are you interested in cargo shipping to Norway? If you are moving to Norway for the first time or returning to the Norway after being away for a while, you might be interested in cargo shipping services to Oslo, Bergen or some other Norwegian city or town.
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Norway is home to many shipping ports. The Port of Oslo is in Norway’s capital city, and other major Norwegian ports include Port of Stavenger, Port of Borg, Port of Bergen and Port of Drammen. There are some important rules and regulations to know about Norwegian customs services and cargo shipping to Norway. If you are moving household goods or shipping a car to Norway, there is some paperwork that you will need to have in order. This includes:
- Original passport
- Detailed inventory written in both English and Norwegian
- Norwegian customs paperwork (with your signature)
If you are moving to Norway and are using international cargo shipping services like Cargo Experts to transport household goods with you, you are not required to pay taxes or duty fees on personal items as long as you have owned these goods for a year or more before cargo shipping to Norway. Used personal and household items that are exempt from import taxes and fees should not be brand new but should exhibit signs of wear.
When cargo shipping to Norway, there are certain goods that require duty taxes or value added tax (VAT). For example, if you are bringing brand new household goods or other items with you, be prepared to estimate the cost of these items and to pay some taxes on these goods. Other items that are subject to taxation or other restrictions when cargo shipping to Norway include:
- Animal products – you will need a permit from the Norwegian Department of Agriculture
- Plants (these require a special certificate from the country where the plant originates)
- Tobacco products including cigarettes
It is important to note that if you are shipping alcohol to Norway or cigarettes, you can only do so in limited quantities and you will be required to pay duty related fees.
Items Prohibited from Cargo Shipping to Norway
If you are shipping cargo to Norway, it is important to note that there are some items you cannot ship to Norway. Some items are prohibited from transport to Norway. These include:
- Any type of explosives
- Endangered species and any related products (e.g. ivory)
- Uncooked meat
- Certain drugs and narcotics
Interesting in Shipping a Car to Norway?
If you are moving to Norway or plan to live in Norway for an extended period of time, you might decide to ship a car to Norway. In order to ship a car to Norway, there is some important information you should know in advance. You are allowed to import one car or other vehicle like a motorcycle per person to Norway. Your car or other vehicle must also meet certain Norwegian regulations and standards including rules around vehicle emissions and safety.
In addition, there are some important documents you’ll need before shipping a car to Norway. Some of these include:
- Information about your residency in Norway including address
- Vehicle Registration and Title
- Bill of Sale or Proof of Purchase
- Car insurance information
- Proof of residency outside of the European Union for at least a year prior to moving to Norway
- Tax Receipt
If you are importing your car to Norway and are exempt from duty fees, you cannot sell the car for two years after arrival in Norway. If you have a new car or other vehicle or have owned it for six months or less and it does not qualify for an exemption, you may have to pay VAT and other customs fees. These fees vary depending on the value of your vehicle.
Cargo shipping to Norway is easier with the help of a dependable and reliable cargo shipping company. Contact Cargo Experts for more specific information about rules and regulations when shipping to Norway. Call Cargo Experts toll free today at 866-994-7822 with any questions you might have about cargo shipping to Norway or for a free FREIGHT QUOTE for your cargo shipment to Norway.