Information about Customs

Finnish Customs facilitates the trade in goods and ensures its correctness, offers customer-oriented services and protects society, the environment and the citizens.

Customs efficiently collects customs duties and similar charges, fairway dues and other taxes and charges levied on import goods. Customs also compiles the official foreign trade statistics on the imports, exports and trade balance of Finland.

As a government agency steered by the Ministry of Finance through performance management, Customs cooperates both with the private business sector and with domestic and foreign authorities. Customs has around 1 900 employees. Finnish Customs is a part of the customs system of the European Union.

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You can find informative materials on all Customs’ activities as well as Customs’ news on social media in just one location.

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Finnish Customs is a part of the customs system of the European Union. Customs is an agency supervised by the Ministry of Finance through management by results.

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Customs as a workplace »

There are around 1,900 professionals working for Customs. We carry out practical work such as customs enforcement and customs clearance, we levy taxes and develop legislation in Finland and the EU.

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