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The NOK 350 limit for duty-free allowance

If you order goods from abroad where the shipment has a value of less than NOK 350 including freight and insurance costs, it is free of duties and taxes. This means that you do not have to pay VAT or customs  or excise duties on the goods. Please note that this duty-free allowance will be abolished in two seps in 2020. Read more below.

If you’re shopping for more than 350 NOK, you can calculate VAT and customs duties for your order using our import calculator.

Currency exchange rates

It is Norwegian Customs own currency exchange rates that apply. The value of the shipment must be less than NOK 350 including freight and insurance costs at the time of customs processing in order for it to be free of duties.

Does not apply to alcohol and tobacco

The NOK 350 limit does not apply to alcoholic beverages and tobacco products. If you buy alcohol in a foreign online store, you must always pay taxes. It is not permitted to buy tobacco online without a special permit.

Tax free and taxable items in the same shipment

If you order tax free and taxable items in the same shipment, the shipment is tax free as long as the total taxable value is less than NOK 350. If the value of the taxable items including freight and insurance costs is NOK 350 or more, you have to pay taxes for the whole shipment.

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