Temporary plates valid for one day at a time (beginning at 00:00 and ending at 24:00) cost NOK 300,- a day.

It is possible to buy temporary plates for a few consecutive days. It is also possible to activate them a few days later than the date of purchase.

You can buy temporary number plates at any Driver and Vehicle Licensing Office . 

These temporary plates are of the "throw-away" type. They are made of self-adhesive sheeting and must be fastened on the vehicle where the normal number plates would be attached.   

The temporary plates used by car dealers are twelve-month trade plates.

Temporary plates (trade plates) may be used only on vehicles that are not registered. They may be used only for the following purposes:

  • Moving a vehicle from one place to another
  • Test-driving (in connection with repairs, etc.)
  • Demonstration (for example, a dealer's demonstration of a new model)
  • Driving in connection with registration

Temporary plates (trade plates) may not be used for ordinary transport of persons and goods unless the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Office has authorised this in writing on the temporary permit.

It is the driver's responsibility to ensure that the vehicle is roadworthy when it is used with temporary number plates (trade plates).

When you purchase one-day temporary plates, a temporary permit will be issued. You must have this permit with you when driving the vehicle.