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Transport and notification of VOEC shipments

The frameworks and conditions for businesses that want to transport VOEC shipments to Norway and report these electronically with the Norwegian Customs Service have now been finalised.

Note: An update of this article is pending. Please note that some terms and/or references may differ from the Movement of Goods Act and the Customs Duty Act that enters into force from the 1st of January 2023.

The Goods Division of the Norwegian Customs Service has implemented frameworks and conditions for businesses wanting to transport VOEC shipments to Norway and report them electronically. The Customs Service has a number of requirements that must be fulfilled by the business in order to comply with the notification and presentation obligation by virtue of the Customs Act, Section 3-1-17.

The most important conditions are:

More information on the VOEC scheme can be found here (link) on our website and on the Norwegian Tax Administration website.

Detailed information on the frameworks and conditions with a link to the application form can be found here (link).

It is already possible to submit an application, but technical testing of the solution will not start until mid-August 2021.