Postage to Norway

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International Signed

Tracking within the UK, and a signature on delivery
Max 2kg

Features

  • Europe delivery aim: 3-5 working days
  • Worldwide delivery aim: 5-7 working days
  • Signature on delivery*
  • Items tracked until they leave the UK
  • Free returns for undelivered items
  • Compensation cover up to £50

 

*A signature is taken on delivery however we don’t provide a copy of the signature to you as part of the service and it’s not available to view online.
 

Options

  • Additional compensation cover up to £250

 

International Signed cannot be sent to PO Boxes or Pack Stations, because a signature cannot be captured. This restriction does not apply when items are sent to Africa or the Middle East

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Letter
Max 100g | Max L 24cm x W 16.5cm x D 0.5cm
e.g. Greetings cards, personal letters and postcards
Branch from £ 7.40
Online from £ 7.40

Large Letter
Max 750g | Max L 35.3cm x W 25cm x D 2.5cm
E.g. Magazines, CDs and DVDs
Branch from £ 8.75
Online from £ 8.75

Parcel
Max 2kg | Max L 60cm x W * x D *
*L+D+W must be under 90cm
Branch from £ 13.90
Online from £ 10.95

Tubes and Rolls
Max 2kg | Max L 90cm x W * x D *
The length plus twice the diameter must be less than 104cm, with the greatest dimension less than 90cm
Branch from £ 13.90
Online from £ 10.95

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International Tracked

Tracked to delivery point for peace of mind
Max 2kg

Features

  • Europe delivery aim: 3-5 working days1
  • Worldwide delivery aim: 5-7 working days
  • Fully tracked to delivery point
  • Online delivery confirmation
  • Free returns for undelivered items
  • Compensation cover up to £50

Options

  • Additional compensation cover up to £250

 

1 Delivery aim to Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Sweden, Austria and Luxembourg is 3-4 working days

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Letter
Max 100g | Max L 24cm x W 16.5cm x D 0.5cm
e.g. Greetings cards, personal letters and postcards
Branch from £ 7.20
Online from £ 7.20

Large Letter
Max 750g | Max L 35.3cm x W 25cm x D 2.5cm
E.g. Magazines, CDs and DVDs
Branch from £ 8.65
Online from £ 8.65

Parcel
Max 2kg | Max L 60cm x W * x D *
*L+D+W must be under 90cm
Branch from £ 12.05
Online from £ 9.10

Tubes and Rolls
Max 2kg | Max L 90cm x W * x D *
The length plus twice the diameter must be less than 104cm, with the greatest dimension less than 90cm
Branch from £ 12.05
Online from £ 9.10

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International Standard

An affordable service for everyday international mail
Max 2kg

Features

  • Europe delivery aim: 3-5 working days
  • Worldwide delivery aim: 6-7 working days
  • Compensation cover up to £20 included
  • Free returns for undelivered items
     
Letter
Max 100g | Max L 24cm x W 16.5cm x D 0.5cm
e.g. Greetings cards, personal letters and postcards
Branch from £ 2.20
Online from £ 2.20

Large Letter
Max 750g | Max L 35.3cm x W 25cm x D 2.5cm
E.g. Magazines, CDs and DVDs
Branch from £ 3.25
Online from £ 3.25

Parcel
Max 2kg | Max L 60cm x W * x D *
*L+D+W must be under 90cm
Branch from £ 8.40
Online from £ 5.75

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International Economy

For heavier parcels that don't need to arrive in a hurry
Max 2kg

Features

  • Compensation cover up to £20 included
  • Free returns for undelivered items
  • Buy online and print the label at home, or go to a Post Office®

Delivery aims

  • Western Europe in up to 2 weeks
  • Eastern Europe in up to 5 weeks
  • North America in up to 6 weeks
  • South America, Africa and Asia in up to 8 weeks
  • Australia in up to 12 weeks
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Letter
Max 100g | Max L 24cm x W 16.5cm x D 0.5cm
e.g. Greetings cards, personal letters and postcards
Branch from £ 2.00
Online from £ 2.00

Large Letter
Max 750g | Max L 35.3cm x W 25cm x D 2.5cm
E.g. Magazines, CDs and DVDs
Branch from £ 3.20
Online from £ 3.20

Parcel
Max 2kg | Max L 60cm x W * x D *
*L+D+W must be under 90cm
Branch from £ 6.75
Online from £ 6.75

Tubes and Rolls
Max 2kg | Max L 90cm x W * x D *
The length plus twice the diameter must be less than 104cm, with the greatest dimension less than 90cm
Branch from £ 6.75
Online from £ 6.75

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You are responsible for checking postal restrictions and prohibitions for your destination.

There are rules about what Royal Mail will carry and each country has their own restrictions which may differ, so it’s important to check both.

Check the status of deliveries around the world on our International Incident Bulletin

 
Prohibited and Restricted items to Norway

Prohibited items are forbidden and must not be sent.
Restricted items are allowed under certain conditions.

Prohibitions and restrictions vary from country to country and can sometimes apply to items which you may think are ordinary so please check the criteria carefully. 

Please ensure that you follow the below guidelines before sending your items to Norway

  • Royal Mail prohibits and restricts certain categories of items, please click here to check that your item is allowed within our network. 
  • Each post around the world must follow the Universal Postal Union (UPU) rules applicable to letter post and postal parcels regarding prohibited and restricted items. To identify whether your item is allowed, please visit Article 19 which contains a detailed list of items that are not admitted in the International mail flow here.
  • The destination country also set their own rules around which items are prohibited and/or restricted. To check that your item is allowed to be sent to Norway please visit the UPU Country specific list here and scroll down to Norway.
  • You can also use the UPU CDS search function here.  

Please note: Specific Country restrictions and changes may be enforced at short notice, so for any clarification please contact the destination country’s trade, postal and customs authorities as appropriate. Royal Mail have no control over UPU and Country specific restrictions regarding prohibited and restricted items and it is your responsibility to check whether your items are allowed.

Additional information

 
Norway VAT changes

From 1 April 2020 foreign sellers and intermediaries with a total turnover in Norway exceeding NOK 50,000 will be liable to pay Norwegian VAT when selling low value goods to consumers in Norway. This applies to goods with a value below NOK 3,000, that are not prohibited or restricted goods, foods or foodstuffs or goods subject to excise duties.

You must firstly register for the VOEC (VAT On E-Commerce) scheme which applies to sales of both goods and electronic services. Sellers and marketplaces that are already registered in the VOES scheme (VAT On Electronic Services) can use their current registration for reporting and paying VAT on low value goods.

How to mark consignments to Norway

• Relevant information about the goods must be available to the transporter and Norwegian Customs.
• Information about the value of the goods must be included
• The supplier’s registration number (VOEC number) must be included

If you fail to comply with the rules of the VOEC scheme, the goods shipped to Norway from the supplier will be subject to taxation at the border, the carrier or forwarder will charge the customer an extra fee for customs clearance, and the delivery to the customer might take longer time.

To register for the VOCE scheme and for guidance on how to mark and send consignments to Norway please visit www.skatteetaten.no/voec

Clear addressing - general guidelines

When sending an international item, always include the destination country name:

  • on the last line of the address
  • in capital letters
  • in English.

For further details please check the UPU website

Read our top tips for sending mail overseas

 
To help facilitate customs clearance, it is recommended that you provide recipient contact details (email address and/or phone number) so that recipients are contactable if any information is missing or incorrect. Contact details should be provided within the electronic customs data or in the case of a CN23 on the physical declaration. To ensure this information is protected do not write these contact details separately on the outside item.

Attach a customs label

You’ll need to apply a customs declaration form to your package. 

If you buy postage online with Click & Drop the label will be generated automatically, and we will also send customs data in advance of your parcel. 

Alternatively, customs declaration labels are available online or in a Post Office® branch. 

  • For items with a value up to £270, you will need customs form CN22 (pdf, 394.05 KB)
  • For items with a value over £270, you will need customs form CN23 (pdf, 227.98 KB) and clear plastic wallet SP 126, also available at any Post Office® branch. 

Help with customs and sending items abroad

Postcode search

With postnord you can search for postcodes and addresses in Sweden, Norway, Finland or Denmark.

Search for postcodes and addresses on postnord

Tax and duty-free parcels

  • Value up to NOK 200, and gifts between private individuals with a value of up to NOK 1000.

Simplified customs clearance

  • Norway Post has created a simplified clearance solution for parcels for private individuals.
  • Goods with a value below NOK 350 (including freight and insurance) and for personal gifts up to NOK 1000 are duty free. The exception is alcohol and tobacco.
  • Goods with value of NOK 350 and above (including freight and insurance) is customs and taxable. 

Ordinary payment of duty

  • Value greater than NOK 1000.

Please refer to The Posten website for additional information.

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