Finnish Customs’ regulations on sea traffic

Customs has issued regulations regarding the notification procedure for vessels entering and exiting Finland and the declaration procedure concerning goods transport routes in import and export. The notification regarding the vessel’s entry and exit are submitted in the Port Traffic Declaration Service (Portnet).

The regulation regarding the declaration procedure applies to

  • seagoing vessels used for commercial purposes, excluding coastal fishing vessels which return daily or within 36 hours to their port of registry or to another port in the territory of the Member States without calling at a port located in a third country;
  • seagoing pleasure craft, if they are 45 metres or longer or if they can carry more than 12 passengers;
  • traditional ships, if they can carry more than 12 passengers.

There are links to Customs’ regulations under Read more.