Tobacco products among removal goods

Moving to Finland from within the customs and fiscal territory of the EU Moving to Finland from outside the EU customs and fiscal territory Moving to Finland from inside the EU customs territory, but from outside the EU fiscal territory The Åland Islands region

Moving to Finland from within the customs and fiscal territory of the EU

When you move to Finland from a location within the EU customs and fiscal territory, you can contact the Finnish Tax Administration for information on excise taxation.

Tax Administration website

Moving to Finland from outside the EU customs and fiscal territory

Tobacco products that are brought to Finland from outside the EU customs and fiscal territory to mainland Finland or the Åland Islands are not exempt from customs duty, excise duty or value added tax. They must be declared under their commodity codes, and import duties will be levied on them. Read more about the exemption of removal goods from customs duty and tax.

A person moving to Finland can, upon arriving in Finland, bring tobacco products as passenger imports under the same conditions as other travellers. Read more: Bringing tobacco products from abroad

 

Moving to Finland from inside the EU customs territory, but from outside the EU fiscal territory

When you move to Finland from the EU customs territory, but from outside the EU fiscal territory, for example from the Canary Islands, excise duties and value added tax will be levied on any tobacco products included in your removal goods. They must be declared under their commodity codes. Read more about the exemption of removal goods from customs duty and tax.

A person moving to Finland can, upon arriving in Finland, bring tobacco products as passenger imports under the same conditions as other travellers. Read more: Bringing tobacco products from abroad

 

The Åland Islands region

When you move from the Åland Islands region to mainland Finland, or from mainland Finland or from another EU country to the Åland Islands region, excise duties and value added tax will be levied on any tobacco products included in your removal goods. You can contact the Mariehamn customs office for further information. Go to contact details

A person moving from the Åland Islands region to mainland Finland, or from mainland Finland or another EU country to the Åland Islands region, can bring tobacco products to Finland under the same conditions as other travellers. Read more: Bringing tobacco products from abroad

 

Points to consider

You can bring in your removal goods to Finland free from customs duty and value added tax within 12 months after your move.

Read more: Moving to Finland from outside the EU customs and tax territory


Any questions?

Contact Customs Information Mon–Fri 8 am–4.15 pm

Please have a look at the frequently asked questions.

If you have a question about the arrival of parcels, its contents or the handling fee, please contact Posti.

Customs Information Service