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Comprehensive guarantee authorisation

  • Permit or other obligation
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

A company should apply for the comprehensive guarantee authorisation if they have a regular need to lodge a guarantee for customs debt or potential debt – for example, the company regularly engages in transits or financially significant import of goods from outside the EU.

With the comprehensive guarantee authorisations, a single guarantee covers several events instead of having to lodge separate ...

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

Processing time

The processing time for authorisation applications is 120 days from when they are approved for processing. An 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: 4/5/2023