Finland Import Restrictions

In order to enter Finland, certain goods are subject to specific controls and, regardless of their value and quantity, they require the consent of Finland government, preferably, license must be obtained prior to passage through the customs, preventing the goods from being retained. On this page, you will see what kinds of items are prohibited from entering the Finland, and which items need special documentation before exporting to Finland.

Finland Import Regulations

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from Finnish authorities before posting:

  • Alcohol
  • Almanacs and calendars
  • Animal products
  • Cloth and material
  • Firearms
  • Honeycomb
  • Meat products
  • Medicines
  • Plant or weed-killer
  • Plants of parts of plants
  • Poisons
  • Seeds.

Used clothing

Finland accepts used clothing only if thoroughly clean.

Special documentation

Finnish postcodes always precede the name of the city or town.


In addition to items prohibited by Dangerous and Prohibited Goods & Packaging Post Guide and ECI International Courier Regulations, Finland prohibits:

  • Lottery tickets and advertising
  • Immoral or obscene material

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