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Declaring cash when travelling to or from EU nations

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If you have over €10,000, or the equivalent sum in other currency, when entering or leaving the EU, you must declare the cash to Customs.

Cash refers to notes, coins and certain other means of payments, such as cheques and negotiable promissory notes. You do not have to declare credit cards.

Do the following

Declare your cash by filling out a form.

Submit the cash declaration form to Customs upon your arrival or departure. Print and fill out the cash declaration form in advance. Attach a copy of your passport or identity document.

After arriving, choose the red channel and declare your cash to Customs in another manner.

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, English
Text edited by: Finnish Customs
Updated: 9/30/2019