Shipping To Norway & Airport & Ports -Multifaceted Shipping Guide


shipping to Norway from China

JIKE includes freight services from China to any country to meet any of your needs for shipping to Norway. We are committed to perfection and our services include Norway international airport services and port services in Norway. Norway is an extremely developed capitalist country that has been on the lists of the Global Bank and the International Monetary Organisation, and the country's financial returns per capita have been among the best in the world for many years. Since 2009, the Norwegian state has been ranked the highest in the world on the Human Development Index. At the same time, Norway is also a highly industrialized country, the oil industry is an important pillar of Norway's national economy, Norway is that the largest oil producer in Western Europe and also the world's eleventh largest oil bourgeois. additionally, craft, construction, machinery, hydropower, chemicals, wood process also are ancient developed industries in Norway.

【Norway Customs Clearance Guide】

I guess it was something you wanted to know or any question you were looking for that drew you to us.

This blog will explain the various situations that exist around shipping to Norway and will certainly answer your questions!

Part 1.Customs System in Norway

  • Import duties

 At Norwegian Customs, most foreign merchandise square measure subject to ad val tax. Tariffs on most foreign machinery, semi-manufactured merchandise and raw materials square measure typically between five and ten per cent, and bound merchandise not made in Kingdom of Norway (mainly machinery) also can be foreign nontaxable with the approval of the Norwegian bureau. In some cases, the final Administration of Customs additionally permits the import of raw materials and auxiliary materials for industrial use nontaxable or at a rate less than the prescribed rate. Garments and other finished textiles are taxed at a higher rate, usually between 15% and 30%. Import duties are paid in Norwegian Krones. The Norwegian customs offer is based on the actual transaction price, i.e. the value of the goods that the foreign importer actually pays or can pay for the purchase of goods plus certain fees and expenses.

In addition, Norwegian Customs can also take the following four methods to determine the customs valuation:

  1. the transaction value of the same commodity;

  2. the transaction value of similar commodities;

  3. the deduction method, that is, the resale deduction of duties, taxes and commissions;

  4. Estimated value, i.e. production cost plus profit and other expenses. Most Chinese industrial products and some agricultural products will be treated generally in Norway.

  • Norway's tax policy on imported goods

As mentioned earlier, import duty in Norway is determined by calculating the value of the goods, i.e. CIF, and the Norwegian duty rate is basically between 0% and 25%, with certain products being exempted from duty, such as books, laptops and some electronics; or the value of the imported goods (FOB) does not exceed 200 kroner and is exempt from duty and VAT.

VAT: VAT rate × (CIF price + customs duties + other applicable taxes). The standard VAT rate is 25%, and food enjoys a preferential VAT rate of 14%.

  • Relevant documents for importing into Norway

①Commercial Invoice:

At least in duplicate. The invoice should state all the data needed for the approval of the discharge by the Norwegian customs officer, together with the names and addresses of the customer and marketer, the date of invoicing, the date of purchase, the name of the products and their unit value and total quantity, the amount of items, the amount or mark of every piece of products, netweight and gross weight of the invoice, further as freight, insurance and different charges. The invoice shall be signed and attested to the value stated in the invoice. Where an import licence is required for imported goods, the import licence number should be stated on the invoice.

②Certificate of Origin:

Proof of origin is not normally required in Norway If the importer or letter of credit has this need, at least 2 copies should be prepared, using the usual format and signed by the locally recognized chamber of commerce.

③Bill of Lading

There is no specific format or quantity limit for bills of lading. The bill of lading usually contains the name of the consignor, the name and address of the consignee, the port of destination, the name of the goods, a list of freight and other charges, the number of bills of lading in the entire set, the date of official receipt by the carrier of the goods to be transported on board and the signature. The information on the bill of freight ought to match the data on the invoice and packing slip.

④Quarantine certificate:

Quarantine certificate is needed for the subsequent goods: live animals; Meat apart from canned or cured meat; dairy farm products; Red and dutch clover seeds, ladder grass, lacquer grass; recent vegetables and edible tubers; sure animal products; Eggs; Honey; Potatoes and their starches; Fruits and berries; aldohexose and food foods; frozen dessert with fat however no cocoa; Starch or malt extract.

  • How long does it take to clear customs in Norway

At present, once the product has not yet been received at its destination, they will carry out a preliminary pre-clearance and if there is nothing wrong with it, there will be no more special clearance and it will pass directly without procedure once it arrives on the mainland. If the pre-clearance does not pass, the clearance time depends on the speed of cooperation of the recipient. Some 1-2 days, some 4-7 days. This is uncertain

Part 2.Ocean Freight From China to Norway

Norway is found within the western a part of scandinavia in geographic area, bordering Kingdom of Sweden to the east, Republic of Finland and Russia to the northeast, Kingdom of Denmark to the south and also the sea to the west. The lineation is twenty one,000 metric linear unit long (including fjords) and has several natural harbors.

  • Ports in Norway


Bergen is located in the south-west of Norway, right in the middle of the "Seven Mountains" (Norwegian: de syv fjell). Bergen is also the unofficial capital of Western Norway and the country's gateway to the outside world. Bergen is also one of the largest cruise ports in Europe because of its fjord topography, which is suitable for large ships. According to 2005 statistics, Bergen handles more than 50% of all Norwegian cargo traffic.

Oslo Port

Located at the top of the northern shore of the Oslo Fjord on the southeast coast of Norway, on the northeast side of the Skagrak Strait, oslo is the second largest port in Norway.

Alesund Port

Located on the southwest coast of Norway on the islets of NORVOYA and ASPOYA, the islands are connected by bridges between the islands and the mainland, and it is one of the main ports in western Norway.


Frederikstad is a major port on the European Inland Point maritime route, located at the mouth of the Glomar River on the southeast coast of Norway, and is an important industrial city and commercial port in southern Norway, the port is about 110 km from the airport

Other major Norwegian seaports include, Breivik, Moss, Ravik, Drammen, Kristiansand and many others.

  • Time required for shipping from China to Norway

Shenzhen to Oslo ocean freight, shipping corporations area unitMSC, CMA, EMC, COSCO, MSK, OOCL, transit ports area are Rotterdam, Hamburg, Bremerhaven, etc., sailing time: six cut-offs, one cut-off, seven cut-offs, seven cut-offs, 2 cut-offs, one cut-off, 3 cut-offs, 2 cut-offs, four cut-offs, concerning thirty five days to arrive.

Shenzhen to Bergen by sea with MSK, CMA, MSC, OOCL, COSCO and transit ports Rotterdam, Hamburg, Bremen, etc. The voyage takes about 33 days.

Part 3.Air Freight From China Shipping to Norway

Norway has many international airports and is known worldwide for its industrial development, so it has a high capacity for handling many things.

Trade is also partly responsible for the airport's expansion, as demand for imported products is also very high.

  • Main airport in Norway

Major airports Airport code Basic introduction
Olso Airport OSL Located 48 km north of the capital Oslo, it is Norway's largest international airport. Oslo International Airport has 2 parallel runways, 1 terminal, 64 check-in counters, 34 empty bridges and 71 aprons. It can reach most airports in Europe and parts of North America and Asia.

Flights from China to Norway take between 10 and 12 hours, so you can probably get a feel for how long the airlift will take.However, please note that the flight time is more than ten hours and in calculating the whole process it will take 3-5 working days.

Air freight is not only the fastest, it is also the safest and most secure way of transport, and as long as there are no particular accidents, the risk of damage or theft is almost nil.

Part 4.Railway Freight From China Shipping to Norway

Various transport congestions, capacity constraints and high tariffs are likely to continue until 2022. Of the many transport options for shipping to Norway, rail transport should be included in your shipping options!

Rising air and sea freight rates but do not affect rail transport in any way, so rail is also a good option as an economic consideration.Compared to today's sea freight, the transit time for rail freight is almost half, around 28-30 days.

Part 5.Express service from china to Norway

Advantages of international express delivery to Norway

①Discounted prices:When you use international couriers such as DHL, UPS, TNT and Fedex through JIKE Cargo, you will enjoy the lowest discount on official prices.

②Express convenience:If you do not know how to send international express, you can contact us through the contact information on this website, we will have experts in this field, handy to help you complete a safe and fast international express program.

③ Specialised professional services: if you need, we will help you to take care of your parcels or repackage them to make them beautiful and up to standard; reduce unnecessary packaging and postage costs; strengthen your parcels and improve the security of your goods.

④ Efficient and safe: We realize the same day storage when we receive your package, the first time to ship, and the package paid before 6pm Beijing time will be sent out on the same day.

Recommended logistics methods for international couriers to Norway

DHL International Express – Fast, guaranteed timeliness, no need for an Eori number

Fedex International Express - the price is cheaper than DHL, the price advantage is obvious in the off-season, and the speed is faster

China Post EMS - tiny parcel costs have benefits, fast speed, charged consistent with the particular weight, simple customs clearance.

Hongkong Post EMS - 6kg or more price has an advantage, according to the actual weight

  • China Post EMS volumetric weight limit for shipments to Norway

Parcels sent to Norway using China Post Express may not exceed 30 kg in weight, may not exceed 1.5 metres in size on both sides of the parcel and may not exceed 3 metres in maximum horizontal circumference combined, except for length and girth.

  • Timeliness of delivery to Norway

International Express: 3-5 working days

International packets: 15-20 working days

EMS: 5-7 working days

*China Post EMS and Hongkong Post EMS are faster, and Singapore Post EMS delivery time is longer, about 20 working days

*The above times are normal delivery times, delivery times are subject to weather, customs and other factors.

Restricted and contraband in Norway

The rules include limitations and prohibitions on certain types of goods that are not worthy.

You should note that Norway is a free country to do business, but you have to respect their rules and regulations.

● Domestic dogs and cats

● Dangerous or Illegal drugs

● Obscene or Indecent goods

● Particular foodstuffs such as milk, meat, fish and products thereof.

● Products from species that are in danger of extinction.

● Items of International Heritage that have protection.

● Medicine

● Weapons, firearms, explosives or fireworks

● Dead or live animals such as birds, fish or plants

Part 6.FAQ with shipping from China to Norway

Q: How long does it take to ship my cargo from China shipping to Norway?
A:Even though most companies do not give you an exact date for the arrival of your cargo, they do provide an approximate date.In most cases these dates are reliable.But yet again it depends on the method of shipment and the frequency of the shipping company to your destination.
Q:My supplier has no right to export. Can you help me export the goods?
A: Yes, we can. We can buy the export license, do the customs declarationand ship the goods out to you.
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