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Warehouse IDs

Please note! When you declare the warehouse details, use

  • warehouse ID 1 (warehouse ID with an extension code beginning with R) in export, transit, entry and exit declarations as well as in businesses’ import declarations.
  • warehouse ID 2 (of the format FI1234567-800101) in import declarations by private persons and in customs warehousing declarations.

Explanations for types of warehouse:
Please use the following explanations in the customs warehousing declaration:
V = temporary storage facility
H = place approved by Customs
U = private customs warehouse
R = public customs warehouse type 1
A = customer’s warehouse without customs status

In all the other declarations please use the following explanations:
Y, T = temporary storage facility
H = place approved by Customs
C or E = private customs warehouse
A = public customs warehouse type 1
Y, P = customer’s warehouse without customs status

More information: Basic information on warehousing

Description of warehouse types:

V = temporary storage facility
H = place approved by Customs
U = private customs warehouse
R = public customs warehouse type I
A = customer’s warehouse without customs status..

More information on warehousing and terms: Basic information on warehousing


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