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Information for private customers

The information services for private persons provide information on all matters that concern customs operations and you get help e.g. with filling in the customs declaration or with clearing a postal parcel.

Customs does not transport or store parcels. Please contact the company in charge of the transport, Posti or the freight company, if you have any questions about the notification of arrival or about the location or contents of the parcel.


Customs Information Service, Private customers
Monday to Friday 8 am–4 pm

Contact Customs Information

The cost of a call from a landline or mobile phone subscription is 0 cents/min + local network charge/ standard mobile rate.
In car tax matters, kindly contact the Tax Administration (vero.fi)

Åland Islands tax border information
Monday to Friday 9 am–3 pm

Ask the Åland Islands tax border information service

Trade between the Åland Islands and mainland Finland, advice concerning the ALA system and customs clearance

E-services support

Customs declarations, private persons
Monday to Friday 8 am–6 pm

Information on filling in import and export declarations, clearing postal parcels in the e-service

Åland Islands Import Declaration Service
Monday to Friday 9 am–3 pm
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Import to the Åland Islands from the EU or from outside the EU

Problems identifying yourself?

The Public Service Info helps you identify yourself in the e-service.

Other information services

Customs Authorisation Centre
PO Box 56, 90401 Oulu
Monday to Friday 8 am–4 pm
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Pending authorisation applications 

Payment transactions
Monday to Friday 9 am–4 pm
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Questions regarding periodic filings and payments

Debt collection
Monday to Friday 9 am–4 pm
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Requests for payment, payment arrangements and other matters related to debt collection


Check with the customs offices providing customer service where you, for example, can order a customs clearance carnet.


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