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DHL Express Import Guidelines: Finland

Shipping guidelines, standard prohibitions and restrictions to consider when sending express shipments to Finland.

Prohibited Commodities for Finland

  • Imitation and pirated products

Shipping Commodities – What You Need to Know

Certain commodities are considered as “Non-Document” and need to be accompanied by an invoice and, in some cases, additional customs documentation. Other commodities are considered simply as a “Document” and only require a DHL Waybill to be completed. The following list explains what you need to do in order to ship various commodities.

Document Commodities (Require only DHL Waybill)

General correspondence ( business and private)
Advertising brochures/pamphlets
Airline tickets, issued/validated
Annual reports
Artwork inc.drawings/proofs/layouts
Blank forms
Booklets, brochures (non-adv.)
Business cards
Cash letters
Cheques, cancelled)
Cheques, cashier
Computer printouts
Diaries Diplomatic mail
Documents, general business
Invoices, not blank
Magazines, periodicals, journals
Manuals, technical
Money orders
Music, printed or manuscript
Personal mail
Photos as part of business reports
Plans/drawings-arch/indust/eng. Pur
Price lists
Publication not for public resale
Ship manifest-computer generated
Shipping schedules

For other commodities please contact your local Customer Service advisor to clarify shipping requirements

Alcoholic beverages
Drugs: non-prescription
Drugs: prescription
Personal effects
Textile articles
All other commodities are Non-Document in nature and should be accompanied by a DHL Waybill and an Invoice.