Making regular transfers to Norway or need to make a one off money transfer to Norway? It is advised that if you are sending regular payments abroad you should use a foreign exchange broker to ensure you get the most out of your exchange rate.
Currency for Norway - The Norwegian Krone (NOK) is the official currency of Norway. Symbol Kr = 100 ore
Credit Cards accepted
The following credit cards are accepted MasterCard and Visa as well as others major credit cards including Euro cheque cards. Always check with your credit card company for details of merchant acceptability and other services which may be available before you go on holiday or travel abroad / overseas
Traveller's cheques are accepted in all banks and bureaus, though to avoid any extra service charges it is recommended that the cheques are in either US Dollars, Pounds Sterling or Euros. ATMs are available in most towns.
Currency restrictions - There are no restrictions on the import and export of either local or foreign currency. Electricity - 230V, 50 Hz
Bank Opening Hours Mon to Fri 09.00- 15.30 - Thursdays: 09.00- 17.00
In Norway, you can exchange your currency at most Banks as well as many exchange bureaus that you will find in popular areas, such as Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Stavanger and Kristansand. In most banks when you are exchanging currency, you will need your passport. If you do not have this with you, then the bank may refuse to exchange your currency.
Need to transfer money to Norway see foreign exchange companies offering the best currency deals.
Even if you are sending money to pay your mortgage, Importing or exporting or money to paying oversea suppliers? No matter who you intend to pay use a foreign exchange broker it is cheaper than using high street banks.