Private citizens may import up to 50 packets of garden seeds without a permit. Companies needs a phytosanitary certificate to import plants and seeds. They must also be registered as an importer with the Norwegian Food Safety Authority.
Import of garden seed to private citizens
Private citizens may import up to 50 packets of garden seeds without a permit.
When you travel, you may bring with you small amount of fruit, vegetables, plants and flowers to Norway.
Import of plants and seeds to companies
If your company imports plants and seeds, you need a phytosanitary certificate. The authorities of the country of export issue phytosanitary certificates. As importer, you are responsible for the certificate accompanying the goods when they arrive in Norway. You must present the certificate to Norwegian Customs upon import.
You must also be registered as an importer with the Norwegian Food Safety Authority.
The Norwegian Food Safety Authority is responsible for the regulations related to the import of plants and seeds.