Since the end of 2016 the implementation of low emission zones is legally possible in Norway.
A low emission zone has been implemented through the already existing congestion charging scheme 1st October 2017.
The congestion charge differentiates by environmental standard (Euro standard), fuel type, time, distance and if you have an AutoPASS.
Oslo also has an emergency scheme in cases of high pollution.
Oslo has a combined congestion charge and low emission zone. The cost of the road toll is dependent on the Euro standard and fuel type, as well as time and distance.
It operates 06:00 - 18:00, Monday to Friday.
Rush hour is from 06:30 - 09:00 and 15:00 - 17:00.
There is no rush hour Saturday and Sunday, official holidays, in June, Christmas eve, New Year's Eve and Wednesday before Easter.
Electric vehicles are exempted from the congestion charge. Foreign electric vehicles are exempted too, but need to get registered here.
All vehicles, exempt motorcycles. Motorcycles only pay for the Atlanterhavstunnelen and on ferries.
Prices are displayed for vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes allowed total weight.
(Vehicles above 3.5 tonnes pay double price.)
New rates from 1st October 2017:
With AutoPASS agreement 10% discount;
Rushhour is from Monday to Friday 06:30 – 09:00 and 15:00 – 17:00; exempted are official holidays, July, Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and Wednesday before Easter.
If you are not sure which kind of Euro standard your vehicle has go here.
Key: Red line: existing roads. Blue lines: new or improved roads
When you drive through an AutoPASS toll station, you will see a green light, a white light or no light.
1. Visitors payment (advance payment)
Visitors may register a credit card at www.autopass.no/visitors (Visitors’ Payment) prior to or within 3 days after passing the first toll point. The toll fee will automatically be withdrawn from the account.
2. Online payment (post payment)
4. Invoice per mail (post payment)
4. Invoice per mail (post payment)
AutoPASS is an electronic payment system for toll fees in Norway where an AutoPASS On board Unit is used as the means of payment.
Foreign vehicles planning to stay in Norway for more than two months are advised to make use of an AutoPASS On board Unit.
To get an AutoPASS On board Unit:
• Sign an agreement with one of the Toll Operators in Norway. This can be done at a Service Station, or contact a Road Operator here. You pay a deposit of NOK 200 for the AutoPASS On board Unit.
• Each time you pass through a Toll Station a fee will be deducted from your account.
• When you leave Norway you can return the AutoPASS On board Unit by standard mail to the Toll Road Operator or at a Service Station.
• Your deposit of NOK 200 will be refunded.
• You will receive an invoice of all toll charges during your stay in Norway.
• If you travel several times to Norway you may keep the On board Unit. There is no time limit to this kind of contract.
• Make sure you always inform your toll operator about changes, especially if you change the vehicle you’re travelling with.
For more information, see here.
Cordon scheme, charged when crossing into the area, enforced with cameras at the entrance of the scheme. Camera through an Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system.
If you do not pay the invoice before the deadline, which is stated in the invoice, you will receive a reminder. A fee of NOK 300 is added.
Yes, schemes in Oslo, Trondheim and Bergen, as well as many motorways and main roads have the same scheme as detailed here.
You can also use your AutoPASS or BroBizz at several locations in Denmark, Sweden and Norway, as well as on ferry services between Denmark and Germany. They can also be used to pay the Austrian lorry road tolls.
See the easyGo website in English
Vehicles used by handicapped people with the proper permit (HC-kort) are exempted.
Vehicles with these fuel types or emission standards are eligible for lower road tolls if registered in addition to the AutoPass-agreement:
Vehicles with < 3.5t:
Vehicles with > 3.5t:
Registration must be done before passing the toll stations in Oslo.