Ship Your Car To Or From Sandefjord, Norway
Located in the beautiful Vestfold county of Norway, Sandefjord is the city, municipality and administrative center of it all. The Viking history, including the whaling industry has strong roots in Sandefjord. If you are moving to Norway, consider bringing your vehicle, to commute to work and leisure.
Learn more about importing vehicles to Norway.
When bringing a vehicle to Sandefjord from USA to live, work, or visit, you will need to be aware of all the rules and regulations, before you begin. First, the emissions laws are very strict so you will need to meet the requirements before your vehicle can be shipped over. You will need to follow the EU regulations for importing your vehicle.
Before you can proceed with importing your vehicle, you will need to make sure that you have all the documentation necessary in order to ship your vehicle without delay. Some of the documents that you will need to provide include:
- Your passport
- A permit issued by the Norwegian Government for work or residency
- Title to your vehicle
- Proof of insurance
- Proof of ownership of the vehicle
- Registration card issued in the United States
You can find out more about what is required by contacting the Norway Custom Department. You will also need to consider the cost of shipping your vehicle from the United States to Norway. You will need to pay taxes and duties for shipping which is imposed on all imports coming to Norway. Prior to shipping, you will need to remove all personal belongings and any accessories that are on your vehicle that can be taken off. If you don’t follow these rules, your vehicle could be detained, delaying it from being free to drive in the city.
Preparing Your Vehicle for Shipping
You will need to remove all air conditioning gas before your vehicle can be shipped in order to prevent a fire hazard. Your car will need to be driven to the port that it will be exiting from. If you are not able to drive it there yourself, A1 Auto Transport service can arrange for your vehicle to be picked up and driven to the port as one of the additional services they offer. They will also work with you to determine how much your transport will cost using the details they gather from you and their experience in the business. They can even help you determine which shipping option to choose from- Roll On/ Roll Off or container.
Driving in the City
When your vehicle is in Norway, all fees are paid, and it has cleared the port, you can then prepare to drive it on the roads. You will need to make sure that you understand the rules and regulations under the Norway transportation laws. You will also need to apply for an International driver’s license before you can drive here.
A1 Auto Transport Service will work with you to ensure that your vehicle is delivered to you on schedule and ready to go in Norway. With the right documentation and following the rules and regulations of importing your vehicle, there shouldn’t be any delays expected.
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.
After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
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