Medicines in gift consignments

Receiving medicines as a gift is prohibited.

Points to consider

Sending medicines from Finland

The sender is responsible for finding out what the current export restrictions are, as well as the import restrictions of the country of destination.  You can get more information about the restrictions e.g. from the country’s embassy or authorities. Finnish Customs does not provide information about the import restrictions of other countries.

Sending medicines to Finland

Private persons are not allowed to send medicines to Finland. That is, a person staying in Finland cannot receive medicines or medicinal products from another private person.

Carrying medicines

A traveller may only carry his or her personal medicines. The traveller may not carry medicines prescribed to someone else.


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