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E-invoicing in Norway

The use of e-invoices in Norway is becoming more important everyday with an obligation for B2G e-invoicing put in place and possible more to come for B2B.

Discover below what the options are for sending e-invoices to Norway and get started in a few easy steps.

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E-invoicing requirements in Norway

Legal obligations

As of 2 April 2019, companies who want to submit, receive or process e-invoices to the Norwegian government are required to do so via e-invoicing.

Electronic invoicing between companies is not yet mandatory but it is being stimulated.

Discover how you can send your first e-invoice to Norway today.

Options for sending e-invoices to Norway

There is no public portal for submitting or receving e-invoices in Norway. The prefered platform for e-invoicing is the safe global Peppol Network.

To start sending e-invoices to Norway you need to register on a Peppol Access Point, such as Billit.

With Bililt, you can safely create, send and receive your Norwegian e-invoices within the same platform. It takes only a few minutes to register on the Peppol network and send your first e-invoice.

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How to send e-invoices to Norway

If you want to send invoices via Peppol you only have to register on an official Peppol Access Point.

Follow the steps below to register on the Billit Access Point and send your first invoice.

Step 1

Create a Billit account

  • Create your free trial account using the button below.
  • Enter your company information in the 'My company' tab.
  • Through the menu item 'My Profile' you can further complete your company details.
Billit - Create Account
Step 2

Create a customer

  • Click on 'Customers' in the menu on the left and click the '+add' button
  • Fill in your customer's details
  • In the section 'invoicing address' set the country to 'Norway'
  • Click on the + button next to 'VAT number' and select 'ORG'. Leave the 'VAT number' field empty
  • Fill in the ORG number for your customer. If you don't know what this is, you can look it up in the Norwegian company register.
Billit - Dashboard
Step 3

Create & send invoice

  • Go to the income tab to create your first invoice and click the '+Add' button
  • In the customer field, select the customer you've just created
  • Fill in the rest of your invoice and click 'create invoice' to finalize
  • Click the 'Send' button to see all sending options
  • Billit will automatically recognize if your customer is connected to Peppol. Click the green 'Send via Peppol' button to send your invoice
Billit - Create Invoice

Why use Peppol?

Peppol is a secure and closed network with many advantages:


Safely exchange sensitive financial data

The identity of everyone affiliated with the network is verified, so you can be sure that your recipient's invoices are genuine, and avoid invoice fraud.


Automate your invoicing process

The invoices you send through the network are completely digital, so you can process them automatically in your invoicing software.


Avoid retyping data

E-invoices in the UBL standard are automatically read correctly. This prevents human error during processing.


Gain more financial insight

Linking to your bank account means that outgoing and incoming invoices are automatically matched and you get a better overview of your company's financial situation.


Send invoices quickly

Peppol is fast: your recipient will receive your invoice within 10 minutes of sending it. Combined with automatic processing, this will save a lot of time.

What is Peppol?

Peppol is an open network for securely sending and receiving business documents such as invoices. It is designed to simplify the purchase-to-pay process between governments and suppliers. Peppol was developed by the European commission but is on its way to become a global standard.

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Which identifiers are being used in Norway

There are many kinds of identifiers for sending invoices via Peppol. Find out the difference between each option below.

Type Description Example
Organisasjonsnummer (ORG) This 9 digit number is used as both VAT and enterprise number in Norway. It serves as a unique ID and allows other entrepreneurs to safely look up information about companies they do business with. 123456789
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