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Applying for binding tariff information (BTI)

  • Service
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

If your company is planning to import or export goods outside the EU, you can apply for a written BTI electronically on the BTI service.

A BTI is a decision on the commodity code of goods. The BTI is valid throughout the EU. A decision is usually valid for three years. The decision is binding for both customs authorities and the holder of the decision.

The decision is free of charge. However, customs authorities can legally charge for costs due, for example, analysing the goods.

Do the following

Before using the service, please read the instructions for identification and how to use the services on the Customs website.

You can find instructions and a link to the BTI service on Customs’ website.

To whom and on what terms

The service is free of charge.

Basic information

The service is provided byFinnish Customs
Responsible for the serviceFinnish Customs
Area Whole Finland
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: Finnish Customs
Updated: 5/19/2020