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Norway – Customs and Import duty tax calculation method

Customs Duties or Import duty and taxes will be pending and need to be cleared while importing goods into Norway Either by a private individual or a commercial entity.

The valuation method is CIF.

  • The import duty and taxes payable are calculated on the complete shipping value, which includes the value of the imported goods, the cost of freight and the cost of insurance.
  • Along with Import duty, import goods are also subjected to sales tax and in some cases to excise and other import fee.

Below is the Duty and Sales tax for Norway :

Duty Rates Average Duty Rate Sales Tax(GST) or VAT Threshold on goods
0% to 25% 1.06% ST=15% to 25%
VAT = ST * (CIF + Duty+ other taxes)
No Duty and VAT for CIF value less than or equal to NOK 350.00(excluding alcohol and tobacco products)


  • Some goods like books and electronic products like laptops can be imported free of duty.
  • Clothes and some other textile products are also subject to customs duties upon importation to Norway, but imports comprised by free trade agreements (such as the EEA with the EU) and the General System of Preferences (for developing countries) are exempt. As a result, clothes will, as a general rule, not be subject to customs duties as long as the importer presents the necessary certificates of origin.
  • Sales tax is calculated on the sum of the CIF value, duty and other taxes if applicable.

Extra taxes and customs fees while importing

Excise duty is applied on below products:

  • Petroleum products, including gas.
  • Alcoholic beverages.
  • Non-alcoholic beverages.
  • Ethanol for technical purposes
  • Tobacco
  • Chocolate, candy, sugar, etc.
  • Products containing the chemicals TRI/PER.
  • Products containing the propellant gases HFK/PFK

Please refer detailed information of excise duty for Norway here.