Finnish Customs facilitates the trade in goods and ensures its correctness, levies taxes on goods efficiently, offers customer-oriented services and protects society, the environment and the citizens.
Customs is responsible for collecting customs duties and import VAT, for the customs control of import and export goods and international transports, in addition to other customs measures, and for compiling statistics on foreign trade. Customs also investigates customs offences.
For its main tasks, Customs has departments for foreign trade and taxation, enforcement, administration and for customs offices. The Customs Offices Department consists of seven customs offices with their subordinate branch offices. The customs offices are Sea Customs, Airport Customs and the offices of Vaalimaa, Nuijamaa, Imatra, Tornio and Mariehamn.
By law, Finnish Customs is responsible for the import control of, among other things, consumer goods and non-animal foods. At Finnish Customs, it is the Customs Laboratory that examines the compliance and safety of products.
Finnish Customs is part of the customs system of the European Union and a government agency supervised by the Ministry of Finance through management by results. Finnish Customs cooperates with the private business sector as well as with domestic and foreign authorities.
Pasila Office Centre
Organisation identification data
Business ID: 0245442-8
PO Box 512