Sist oppdatert: 27. mai 2020 .
Everyone hunting in Norway has to be registered in the Norwegian Register of Hunters and pay the hunting licence fee.
In order to hunt in Norway you have to:
- have finished the hunting licence test in Norway, or fulfill the equivalent conditions in your native country
- be registered in the Norwegian Register of Hunters
- pay the hunting licence fee
- be 16 years old or more, or 18 years old or more if you are going to participate in big game hunting
- undergo the shooting test if you are doing big game hunting with a rifle, or document the equivalent hunting in your native country. You need to bring this along during the hunt.
- have permission from the landowner
Questions regarding registration and hunting licence number
Foreign hunters non-resident in Norway have to send:
- documentation showing that you are qualified for the equivalent type of hunting in your homeland
- birth date
- postal address
You send the documentation via e-mail to the Norwegian Register of Hunters.
Foreign hunters resident in Norway have to undergo the hunting licence test or send us documentation of
- having undergone a hunting course in another country, equivalent to the Norwegian hunting licence test, at the least
In addition please state
- national identity number or d number
- postal address
You send the documentation via e-mail toÂ the Norwegian Register of Hunters.
A hunting licence number will be assigned to you when you register in the Norwegian Register of Hunters. If you have lost the number you can contact the Norwegian Register of Hunters.
In order to do licensed hunting you have to:
- be at least 18 years old
- haveÂ paidÂ the hunting licence fee for the current hunting year
- register as a licensed hunter in the Norwegian Register of Hunters
- comply with reporting duties
- bring your personal licence while hunting
- bring documentation for valid shooting test during the hunt (if you are hunting with a rifle)
Registration as a licensed hunter must be done for each specific carnivore species for each hunting year. This means that you need to re-register for each hunting year or if you wish to hunt other carnivore species. There is no fee for the registration.
If you have not paid the hunting licence fee for at least one of the past five years you will be deleted from the Norwegian Register of Hunters. If you want to hunt again you need to submitÂ documentation anew.
Questions regarding the hunting licence fee and payment
You can log in to My hunting profile to show proof of payment. You can also take a screenshot of the digital hunting licence card on your mobile phone or download the card as pdf or print it and bring it along during the hunt.
You pay the hunting licence fee for one hunting year at a time, and it covers the period from 1 April until 31 March.
|Hunting licence fee and fees for the current hunting year*||NOK|
|Hunting licence fee â€“ all types of game||442|
|Hunting licence fee â€“ all game except moose, deer and wild reindeer||349|
|Additional fee for moose, deer and wild reindeer||93|
|*In addition, there will be a cost connected to the game licence and the rent of the hunting ground, defined by each land owner.|
All hunters who have paid the hunting licence fee last year will receive information about payment of the hunting licence fee before the hunting season starts on 1 April.
Other questions related to hunting
If you wish to bring firearms into Norway, you have to contact the Norwegian police authority.
The Norwegian Food Safety Authority (Mattilsynet) supervises the live animals that are imported into Norway. For more information about bringing dogs into Norway, contact Mattilsynet.
Contact the Register of Hunters
Always state your hunter number in addition to your name and address when you contact the Register of Hunters.
Phone: +47 75 00 79 99
Opening hours: 09 â€“Â 12
P. O. Box 905