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Authorisation Service

At the moment, you can apply for authorisation for comprehensive guarantee CGU, authorisation for payment deferment DPO, authorisation to use simplified declaration SDE, authorisation for entry of data in the declarant’s records EIR as well as amendments to these authorisations in the service.

You can apply for other authorisations issued by Customs by submitting your application to the Customs Authorisation Centre. Guidance on how to apply can be found on the page Authorisations.

Read our guidance before applying for an authorisation

Before applying for the authorisation, make sure that your company has the necessary details, including an EORI number.

Make sure that you have the attachments, documents and other information (e.g. financial statements and guarantee details) that are required to apply for the authorisation.

In the Authorisation Service, you can find guidance on how to fill in the authorisation application. You can also get help with your application via phone, email or chat.

Logging into the service

Use the Katso ID to identify yourself to the Authorisation Service. You need a Master User ID or a Katso ID that includes the role Customs Authorisation Service, consultative role; Customs Authorisation Service, administrative role; or Customs Authorisation Service, executive role.

You can use the Authorisation Service free of charge, and it is available 24/7.

The Service is available in Finnish and Swedish.


How do I submit an authorisation application if the Customs e-service is unavailable?

You can submit your application by post or by email to the Customs Authorisation Centre. You can find the instructions and forms for applying here.

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General instructions for businesses

General instructions for businesses offers advice from Monday to Friday 8 am–4 pm. Have a look at the FAQ or contact us with your question.

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