Has the wrong basis for calculation been used, and have you paid too much in taxes? Or have you paid duties and taxes for a gift you believe should be tax free?
What rules apply?
Amounts below NOK 100
Amounts below NOK 100 and customs processing fees to Posten or other shipping agents are not refunded.
Exchange and return cases: apply to the Norwegian Tax Administration
If you want a refund of taxes for goods sent in exchange or return, you must apply to the Norwegian Tax Administration for a refund of the VAT and to the Norwegian Customs for refund of possible customs duties. (Example of goods that may have customs duties are clothing (textiles).
In order to obtain a refund of customs duties and taxes when a mistake has been made in customs clearance, you must be able to document the error. In the application form, we will inform you of the documentation we need to process
There are som time limits for refund. A good advice is therefore to apply for a refund as soon as possible.
Processing the application for refund
Norwegian Customs will process your application and the associated documentation and amend the customs declaration if there is reason to do so. If Norwegian Customs agrees that you have paid excess duties and taxes, the amount will be refunded. It is the Norwegian Tax Administration that disburses refunds.