|Since the end of 2016 the implementation of low emission zones is legally possible in Norway. A low emission zone is expected for Oslo in 2017.
Oslo also has a Charging Scheme in place, as well as an emergency scheme in cases of high pollution a Oslo emergency scheme.
Read more about the Oslo low emission zone.
The city authorities in Oslo are also considering making the centre of the city car-free in 2019. We will include more information when it is confirmed.
Dates and Standards
The dates of any LEZ start are uncertain, but is likely to be spring 2017.
The cities will choose the costs, but it is likely that pre-Euro 6 vehicles will cost more. The costs in discussion are given below.
all cars, vans, buses and lorries, but not electric vehicles
What is the LEZ boundary
Not yet confirmed
LEZ Road sign
Need to Register?
Enforced through cameras and number plate recognition.
Not decided, but likely to be affected.
Hours of operation
Permanent (365 days a year).
The penalty for not complying is at least 500 NOK (~ 55€). If the penalty isn't paid in the following 3 weeks the fine another 1000 NOK (~ 110€) apply.
Yes, there is a national scheme. Details are the same for all Norwegian cities with low emission zones.
The following vehicles are exempted from having to pay to enter the low emission zone:
- Zero-emission vehicles
- emergency vehicles, police and military
- vehicles especially designed for the transport of handicapped people
- vehicles with diplomatic numberplates
Local name for an LEZ
For information see this webpage (in Norwegian).