Low emission zone Oslo

Important!

Oslo has an environmental zone: Oslo

Name of the environmental zone: Environmental zone of Oslo - Norway

Type of environmental zone: Zone of air protection, depending on weather conditions and activated after an early warning stage, if the pollutant values exceed, for example, > 50 µg/m³ for particulate matter. Monday - Friday 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Not allowed to drive (temporarily): Vehicle class: car, camper (M1), bus (M2, M3), van (N1), truck (N2, N3)
Fuel type: diesel
Euro standard :0-6 (M1,M2,M3,N1), 0-5 (N2,N3)

Not allowed to drive (permanently): Information currently unavailable

Fines: 155 €

Area/extension of the environmental zone: The zone covers the entire urban area with exception of the highways and main streets of the Ring 3, E6, E18, Trondheimsveien, Østre Aker vei, Strømsveien.

Special features: Retrofitting permitted : no
In Oslo there is a city toll in addition to the environmental zone. Depending on the type of vehicle and fuel, there are different amounts to pay. Electric vehicles also have to pay.

Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: postmottak@bym.oslo.kommune.no

Exemptions: Information currently unavailable

Other exceptions: There are also exceptions for vehicles with an appointment for a workshop, ferry, doctor, hospital, funeral.

Low Emission Zone

Do I need stickers or registrations?

No. Here you do not need to buy a sticker or apply for registration. You only have to follow the rules of entry.


Our Green-Zones App helps you to avoid penalties.

Unfortunately there are no exact street signs known. Therefore it is difficult to know when you are in the environmental zone.


Our Green-Zones App helps you to avoid penalties.

Good to know...

All current driving bans and further information are available in our Green-Zones App.


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