Svalbard and Jan Mayen – pricing and customs rules


For letters you pay domestic postage and you must also fill in customs documentation for all consignments containing gifts/goods of value. You can obtain the self-adhesive form from Posten.


  • Some Bring parcel services to and from Svalbard have a surcharge
  • The price supplement does not apply to parcels sent internally in Svalbard or to Jan Mayen
  • From 01.01.2024: For private customers, only Norgespakke™ next day will be added

See price list for parcels to/from Svalbard

Customs rules for Svalbard and Jan Mayen

In customs terms, Svalbard and Jan Mayen is regarded as a foreign country and therefore the regular customs regulations for import and export apply.

  • For all letters containing more than one standard letter and which have a value, you must complete a self-adhesive form that you can obtain from Posten. You enter the sender, recipient and specify the contents on this form.
  • For parcels to Svalbard and Jan Mayen, you use a Norgespakke™ and not a parcel abroad. In addition, customs documentation is required – fill out this customs invoice, which you print and attach it to the consignment. You will also receive customs invoice at Posten.

If you need to send from a company – see

Consignments to Svalbard and Jan Mayen must undergo export customs clearance when (reason):

  • The value of the contents exceeds 5000.– kroner.
  • For temporary export, for example, when something is to be sent abroad to be repaired and will be returned after repair.
  • When re-exporting, for example, something is to be returned to a foreign country following a refund claim.

Posten can declare your parcels to Svalbard. See Customs clearance in the price list.

Coverage area

The price surcharge applies to all parcel products shipped from/to these postal codes:

  • 9170 Longyearbyen
  • 9171 Longyearbyen
  • 9172 Isfjord på Svalbard
  • 9173 Ny-Ålesund
  • 9175 Sveagrua
  • 9177 Hornsund
  • 9178 Barentsburg
  • 9179 Pyramiden

These products of Posten and Bring get the surcharge:

  • Business Parcel
  • Express next day
  • Multiple Business Parcels
  • Business Parcel 
  • Business Parcel Return Bulk
  • Business Pallet 
  • Business Parcel Return 
  • CarryOn Cash 
  • PickUp Parcel
  • PickUp Parcel Return Bulk
  • PickUp Parcel Return
  • PickUp Parcel 
  • Home delivery parcel 
  • Business Parcel Return
  • Return Express
  • Smart Post Boxes
  • Norgespakke™ next day