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Travelling with pets in Geiranger, Norway - Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic life/Innovasjon Norge
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Travelling with pets in Geiranger, Norway Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic life/Innovasjon Norge

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Travelling with pets in Geiranger, Norway - Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic life/Innovation Norway

Before you go

Passport and visa requirements, customs and regulations, travelling with pets and other practical information.

Before you go

Source: Visitnorway

Good to know before you travel

Passport and visa requirements

On arrival in Norway, you must show a valid passport or other official document that satisfactorily establishes your identity and nationality.

Customs and regulations

Here you find the most important regulations you need to know before entering Norway with goods or currencies.

Travelling with pets

Norway is one of few European countries where rabies is not found, and every precaution is being taken to maintain this status.

Precipitation

There are large differences in the normal annual precipitation in Norway.

What clothes should I pack?

Whatever the season, the Norwegian weather is liable to change from day to day. So it is a good idea to bring a selection of items.

Taxis

There are taxis available in all cities and most towns, and drivers usually speak English.

Smoking restrictions

It is not permitted to smoke in public buildings and other places open to the public.

Electricity

220 volts AC (50 Hz) is the Norwegian standard.

Alcohol

The age limit for purchasing beer and wine is 18 years and for spirits it is 20 years.

Emergency telephone numbers

Find emergency telephone numbers for fire, police, ambulance and rescue at sea.

Toll roads and AutoPASS

There are around 50 toll stations in Norway. Most of them have automatic fee collection and some have lanes for AutoPASS and for manual payment.

Roads closed during winter

Some Norwegian roads are closed for varying periods during the winter.

Breakdowns and assistance

We hope you do not have a breakdown or an accident during your holiday. But if you do, there is help at hand.

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