Export control

Under Norway’s export control system, a range of products, technology and services may only be exported from Norway if the exporter has obtained an export licence from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. See the categories below to learn more about the export control legislation, the types of products, technology and services that require an export licence, and sanctions and restrictive measures.


What is Norway's export control system?

Read more about legislation, lists of controlled items and ‘catch-all’ clauses.


Information for exporters

Read more about the responsibilities of exporters.


Sanctions and restrictive measures

Read more about sanctions and restrictive measures, and about exports to Russia and Iran.

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Exports of defence-related products from Norway in 2016

2017-10-27: In 2016, Norway exported arms and military equipment for around NOK 3.6 billion. This is an increase of 10 % from 2015.

Suspension of export licences to the United Arab Emirates

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