To become an importer, you need no licenses, but, of course, some products require import licenses. These products are:
Cheese, milk and dairy products; fruits, vegetables and nuts; live animals; meat products; plats; seeds; tobacco products; arms, ammunition and explosives.
You can check the full list here http://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/documents/Importing%20into%20the%20U.S.pdf
Importing goods can help your business meet its goals and provide goods to customers that may not be available locally. Exporting can open a business to new markets, spread risk by reducing dependence on the local market and increase your competitiveness. Ever country has its own regulations regarding the import and export licences. If we speak in general, than the following products have to have the licence: FMCG products, electronic goods, art goods as well as chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
In general, it is not required to have an import licence in order to import consumer goods to Norway. However, certain types of goods might require specific registrations or permits, or there might be specific marking requirements when importing to Norway. It is the importer´s responsibility to ensure that the terms of importing the particular goods are met. Contact the Norwegian Customs for information about goods with specific import requirements.
Only legally registered businesses can sell on Export Portal. It is a mandatory requirement for aspiring Sellers on our site to submit a government issued copy of their business license. Moreover, each officially licensed company has to be in business for a minimum of 2 years.
Can anyone buy on Export Portal?
Yes. Any person or business entity can register as Buyer on Export Portal. We’ve made the registration process quick and easy, so you can start shopping right away.
How does Export Portal protect buyers?
First, every Seller on Export Portal undergoes an elaborate registration process, which includes business verification and owner identity verification. Then, the Seller doesn’t receive payment until the shipment is confirmed. Finally, if the Buyer chooses Export Portal to verify the shipping process in the middle of the transaction, we have our own verified shipping carriers to perform inspections and complete the shipping so that the Buyer is ensured to receive their merchandise.
Is it free to register on Export Portal?
Registering on Export Portal is absolutely free. We provide a secure trade process, business opportunities worldwide, and quick and easy transactions. There is, however, a minimal monthly membership fee for Сerified Sellers and Manufacturers.
Export Portal is a worldwide platform for exporters, importers and people who want to sell or buy any products anywhere in the world. We have spent years to develop a safe marketplace for global trade. We have helped wholesalers find suppliers, and international manufacturers find retailers. We have assisted small businesses with export and import procedures, customs clearance and the necessary documentation. We have helped our customers buy products abroad and import them with success. "Trust" is our credo and we provide secure deals bringing global business into an e-commerce portal where international trade is done easily and safely.