If you hire a moving company, you will need these documents:
Unverified power of attorney for customs representation.Optional
Copy of your ID card and other documents proving your connection with Norway, such as work permit, job offer, work visa, lease agreement, etc.
Sometimes a fee of 600 NOK is charged when the owner of transported items is not present at the customs clearance.
All items must be non-commercial in nature, used, without any prospect of selling them soon. Food, plants, seeds and animals cannot be imported.
We do not recommend importing large amounts of alcohol or cigarettes: if you choose to take such items with you, make sure to know (and not exceed) the current limits. You may only carry alcohol and cigarettes for your own usage.
Customs declaration usually takes 30 to 60 minutes and mostly is just a formality.
- Never put any food into the list,
- If you don’t have Norwegian National Identity number or alternative, you can ask for on at the border for a fee 150E and it can take up to 2 hours to process it.