Importing alcohol among removal goods

Moving to Finland from within the customs and tax territory of the EU Moving to Finland from outside the EU customs and tax territory Moving to Finland from inside the EU customs territory, but from outside the EU tax territory The Åland Islands region

Moving to Finland from within the customs and tax territory of the EU

When you move to Finland from a location within the EU customs and tax territory, you can contact the Finnish Tax Administration for information on excise taxation.

 

Moving to Finland from outside the EU customs and tax territory

Alcoholic beverages that are brought to Finland from outside the EU customs and tax territory to mainland Finland or the Åland Islands are not exempt from customs duty, excise duty or value added tax. They must be declared under their commodity codes, and import duties will be levied on them. Read more about the exemption of removal goods from customs duty and tax.

A person moving to Finland can, upon arriving in Finland, bring alcoholic beverages as passenger imports under the same conditions as other travellers. Read more: Bringing alcohol from abroad

 

Moving to Finland from inside the EU customs territory, but from outside the EU tax territory

When you move to Finland from the EU customs territory, but from outside the EU tax territory, for example from the Canary Islands or Channel Islands (e.g. Jersey), excise duties and value added tax will be levied on any alcoholic beverages included in your removal goods. They must be declared under their commodity codes. Read more about the exemption of removal goods from customs duty and tax.

A person moving to Finland can, upon arriving in Finland, bring alcoholic beverages as passenger imports under the same conditions as other travellers. Read more: Bringing alcohol from abroad

 

The Åland Islands region

When you move from the Åland Islands region to mainland Finland, or from mainland Finland or from another EU country to the Åland Islands region, excise duties and value added tax will be levied on any alcoholic beverages included in your removal goods. You can contact the Mariehamn customs office for further information. Go to our contact details

A person moving from the Åland Islands region to mainland Finland, or from mainland Finland or another EU country to the Åland Islands region, can bring alcoholic beverages to Finland under the same conditions as other travellers. Read more: Bringing alcohol from abroad

 

 

 

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