Here you will find important tips and useful information for Norway.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in local currency: only to a limited extent
Mainly cashless payment
Local currency / ISO Code
Norwegian krone NOK
Currency exchange rate
NOK 100 = ~ CHF 10.70 ; CHF 1 = ~ NOK 9.35 (07/2020)
Customary credit cards are accepted in most places. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Credit cards are recommended for car rentals. Prepaid cards are generally accepted for payment but not for reservations. Please check the possible payment methods with the car rental company in advance.
Keep exchange and transaction receipts.
We recommend carrying only small amounts of cash. In this country, card payments are usual even for smallest amounts.
+/- 0 h
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220 volt; 2-pronged round plug / adapter required for 3-pronged plug
Valid passport or valid ID card for stays up to 3 months.
Regional consular center for the Nordic Countries
Stockholm, Valhallavägen 64
Tel.: +46 8 676 79 00
9.00 - 15.30 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 17.00 h (Thu)
10.00 - 17.00 /20.00 h (Mon - Fri)
10.00 - 15.00/18.00 h (Sat)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals if obtained at least 1 year previously, varies by rental company.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).
CH sticker and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Headlights must be on even during the day.
Blood alcohol limit: 0.2 ‰.
There may be toll road fees. The amount of the fees varies. Information on price categories is available at www.fjellinjen.no.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, polio and measles recommended.
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