Practical information

Tourist information

There is a tourist information page on Facebook, and most businesses will happily answer practical questions about the region.

Health services

There are health care centers and dentists in both Mehamn and Kjøllefjord, and a chemist/pharmacy in Kjøllefjord. Basic medical and pharmacy supplies are also available in local supermarkets. 

Important phone numbers

Medical hotline: 116 117
Emergency services: 113 (ambulance), 112 (police) or 110 (fire)
Dentist: Kjøllefjord +47 78 96 44 10, Mehamn +47 78 96 44 90
Chemist in Kjøllefjord: +47 78 49 86 85


There is no ATM, but all businesses accept credit cards (VISA/MC) and some accept cash withdrawals using Norwegian debit cards.

Post offices & postcards

There are post offices at the Mix convenience stores in Mehamn and Kjøllefjord and at the grocery-stores in Gamvik, Skjånes, Lebesby and Kunes.

Post cards can be purchased at Nordkyn Bok og Papir, Hotel Nordkyn, Nordkyn Vekst in Kjøllefjord, at Nordkyn Nordic Safari and Vintage Rose in Mehamn, and at Gamvik Museum and Slettnes Lighthouse.

Fishing licences

Licences are available online at NatureIT.

Local arts & handicrafts

Galleri Christensen – Local handicrafts boutique and Pop-Up art-gallery  in Kjøllefjord 
Davvi Siida – Sami handcrafts (Doudji) and culture experiences