Car Shipping from USA to Norway

Over 20 years’ experience in the shipping industry make CFR Rinkens the obvious choice for car shipping from USA to Norway. Our dedicated team of shipping experts will help you navigate the process of importing a vehicle, and make shipping your car from the USA to Norway fast, easy and secure.

CFR’s skilled agents are always just a phone call away to assist with everything from vehicle requirements to customs and import duties.

Headquartered in sunny Los Angeles, CFR Rinkens has several locations and warehouses across the United States. You’ll be sure to find a convenient shipping location near you, or you can contact one of our representatives and arrange for expedient pickup for a nominal fee. We’re here to make car shipping from USA to Norway as simple as possible!

We offer a variety of car shipping methods to fit your budget and schedule. From roll-on/roll-off to fully enclosed container shipping, our agents are ready to assist you with car shipping from USA to Norway – Request a free online estimate today.

Read on below to learn more about the process of car shipping from USA to Norway.

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Norway Car Shipping and Import GuideThe Norway Shipping Guide below discusses car shipping to Norway from the USA. For general information and to view common questions about shipping a vehicle, visit our worldwide vehicle shipping page.

Car Shipping Guide: Car Shipping from USA to Norway

What ports we ship to

We ship to the following ports in Norway:

  • Aalesund
  • Arendal
  • Bergen
  • Bodø
  • Brevik
  • Egersund
  • Florø
  • Haugesund
  • Horten
  • Fredikstad
  • Kristianstad
  • Kristiansund
  • Langesund
  • Larvik
  • Mandal
  • Moss
  • Narvik
  • Oslo
  • Sandnes
  • Stavanger
  • Svelgen
  • Tromsø
  • Trondheim
  • Tvedestrand
What are the Car Shipping Costs to Norway?

Shipping costs to import a car from the USA to Norway will vary, depending on your location, where you’re shipping from, your chosen method of shipping, and even your vehicle’s model and year, as well as your final destination. Car shipping costs to Norway may also include additional taxes and dues.

The final amount of taxes and import duties when shipping a car to Norway from the USA can change at a moment’s notice, so we encourage you make sure have the latest information on import duties and taxes. Our experienced shipping agents can help you determine what these costs will be, and will assist you every step of the shipping process. Get started on your car shipping from USA to Norway by requesting a free online quote today!

How do costs vary based on the method of shipping to Norway?

Roll-on/roll-off – Recommended for working vehicles, as your car will be driven onto the shipping vessel and secured for transport in a large cargo area, similar to a parking garage. The only added fees are customs clearance charges, making this our most budget-friendly option.

Shared container service – Multiple vehicles are loaded together in one 40ft. container using our industry-leading steel loading system. While there are additional fees compared to our Roll-On/Roll-Off service, you’ll share the added costs of shipping in a secure enclosed cargo container with other vehicle owners. These fees include customs clearance, terminal handling, as well as trucking and unloading charges.

*You might experience a longer wait before your car ships out, as we must wait until the container reaches capacity before shipping. While there might be a longer wait, you’ll have the added security of shipping your vehicle in a fully enclosed container.

Full container load – Similar to our shared container service, your vehicle will be shipped in a fully enclosed 20ft container dedicated solely to your car. You’ll have the advantage of not having to wait for container capacity before shipping, but won’t be able to share the added costs of terminal handling and unloading charges with other vehicle owners. However, there are many advantages to enclosed container shipping – they offer a high level of security, since they are fully enclosed. Your investment will be protected from the weather and any other damaging elements throughout its journey.

Our shipping specialists will document your vehicle’s condition upon arrival – including the loading process onto the container – with photo documentation which will be available online for your convenience. We utilize an industry-leading steel loading system that doesn’t rely on outdated wood and nails, reducing the risk of damage to your vehicle when loaded into the container.

After your car is loaded and secured, the container door will be locked and its contents won’t be accessible to anyone until its arrival at the final destination. Since your vehicle will be secured in a fully enclosed container, we invite you to pack and transport additional items inside the vehicle. However, please make sure everything is loaded securely, as we won’t be responsible for loss or damage of any kind.

Once your vehicle arrives at its final destination in Norway, the container will be accessed by our agent, who will once again document the vehicle’s condition and unloading process with photo documentation. In comparison to our Roll-On/Roll-Off Service, container shipping will be more expedient, due to our frequent weekly departures.

Things to Consider

Steps when shipping a car to Norway

Below are the steps for shipping and importing a car to Norway. Car shipping from USA to Norway may seem complicated, but our experienced shipping agents will assist you every step of the way! From vehicle requirements to calculating import dues and customs clearance – we are always just a phone call away.

  1. Verify that your vehicle meets Norway’s standard specifications.
  2. Upon arrival, obtain customs clearance by paying the applicable value added and greenhouse gas taxes. You’ll receive a Declaration for Tax Calculation and Registration (Form NA-0221), which you’ll need for registration at the Public Roads Administration.
  3. Buy temporary number plates, or use foreign plates, for up to 30 days after your car has cleared customs.
  4. Bring form NA-0221 to a Public Road Administration traffic station for vehicle inspection and approval.
  5. Upon approval, you’ll have to pay the one-time registration tax and vehicle scrap deposit tax.
  6. Your car can now be registered at a Public Road Administration traffic station. See below for the required documents for registration.
  7. Once registered, you will receive an invoice for the annual motor vehicle tax in the mail. This must be paid within three weeks. The rate varies depending on the vehicle. Standard cars pay 3,135 NOK or $350.30 USD. You can verify current rates here.
Taxes and Duties
  • Registration Tax – Calculated based on your vehicle specifications, this is only paid once.
  • 25% VAT – Based on the customs value, paid when you cross the border.
  • Greenhouse Gas Tax – Calculated according to weight of the greenhouse gases in your vehicle’s air conditioning system.
  • Scrap Deposit Tax – Collected with your Registration Tax, the current rate is 2,400 NOK or $268.45 USD.

Please note: Temporary residents staying for a year or less can import the vehicle tax and duty free. However, the time period begins upon your arrival to Norway, not when your vehicle arrives. If you’re planning on staying more than a year, all required taxes must be paid.

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Documentation Needed

Customs Clearance

  • Transit Document
  • Invoice or Purchase Agreement
  • Original Foreign Registration


  • Tax Calculation and Registration Reporting Form (Form No. NA-0221)
  • Valid Identification
  • Valid Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance

Before your vehicle can be registered in Norway, it must be approved by the Norwegian Public Roads Administration. Your vehicle must be either EC type-approved or approved individually at an NPRA Driver and Vehicle Licensing Office. Our agents are ready to assist you with any requirements.

For the most up-to-date information on car shipping from USA to Norway, please visit the Norwegian Public Roads Administration.

Additional Services for Car Shipping from USA to Norway

Escrow services – We make the car buying process safe and secure by collecting payment from buyers, ensuring all documentation is in order and verifying the vehicle’s condition before issuing the funds to the seller.

Sourcing vehicles – Take advantage of our many years of experience in the car shipping industry and eliminate the guesswork when buying a car. For a nominal fee, our worldwide network of car buyers are ready to assist overseas clients purchasing vehicles. We can also arrange for expedient and convenient shipping of your new car!

Visit our Rate Request page to get a quote for car shipping from USA to Norway.

Car Shipping from USA to Norway via Container CFR Rinkens

Although car shipping from USA to Norway may seem complicated, our dedicated team of shipping specialists are ready to assist you every step of the way! Contact us today for expert advice on car shipping from USA to Norway at 1-888-886-6683, or request a free estimate online!
If you need additional information for vehicle shipping overseas, we’ve prepared these convenient online vehicle shipping guides with info specific to each country, including steps when shipping your vehicle overseas, as well as customs and vehicle homologation info.
Don’t see the country you’re looking for? We work with shipping agents all over the world and can assist you with all your worldwide vehicle shipping needs. Request a quote above, or give us a call at 1-888-886-6683.


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