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Authorisation for the temporary storage of goods

  • Permit or other obligation
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

Temporary storage facilities are warehouses or locations approved by Customs, where undeclared goods are waiting for customs clearance.

Goods in temporary storage must be placed under a customs procedure or re-exported within 90 days since their presentation. Examples of customs procedures: clearing goods for free circulation, transit and customs warehousing.

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You can find instructions for applying for the authorisation on the Customs website under “Authorisations”.

Processing time

Authorisation applications are processed within 120 days from when they are approved for processing. The application can be approved for processing when it contains all the details needed to make a decision, i.e. the application is fully completed and accompanied with the necessary attachments.

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Text edited by: Finnish Customs
Updated: 15/5/2023