Shipping to Finland

Finland is considered one of the best countries in the world to live in. Learn all the key information, trends and insights you’ll need to know when shipping to Finland.

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Shipping to Finland

Shipping to Finland by numbers


Population circa


The population are online shoppers


Population between ages 15 and 64


Internet users regularly shop online

Most Purchased

  • Clothing & Footwear
  • Home Electronics
  • Books

Delivery Proposition

  • 100% country coverage
  • Max weight per parcel: 30Kg
  • Max Dimensions 120X60X60 cm
Did you know?

The eCommerce revenue in Finland amounted to 13.36 billion euros in 2021

​Finland eCommerce Stats

Revenue in the eCommerce market is projected to reach US$8.21bn in 2023.

Revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate of 8.80%, resulting in a projected market volume of US$11.51bn by 2027.

The average revenue per user (ARPU) is expected to amount to US$1.99k.

Attitudes Towards Delivery & Returns

​Young Adults (18-24)

68% of online shoppers expect their delivery within 3-5 days

48% of consumers say that they do not return their online purchases

56% of consumers said that being able to choose the place for delivery is most important to them

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of consumers in Finland are most interested in clothing

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of women in Finland say that they look out for special offers when shopping online

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of online shoppers do research before a major purchase

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of consumers in Finland are social networks users

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of online shoppers say they prefer express shipping

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of online shoppers did not send anything back after an online order

Customs clearance guidelines

When formal entry is required, we must provide them with the following:

  • Commercial invoice
  • EMPP (Evidence Money Price Paid) This can be in the form of a debit/credit card statement as evidence of price paid.
  • Customer email address. Customs will contact the consignee before clearing and forwarding on for final mile delivery.

Any duty applicable will be payable by the consignee if sent in a DDU environment.

Formal clearance costs will be the responsibility of the shipper: These will be passed back to the client.

Important that good full descriptions and HS Codes are provided for customs clearance.


Parcels held of which charges are refused by the retailer can be destroyed. If requested, a description fee is applicable.

The time parcels will be held is 30 calendar days. If the requested information is not provided by this time, customs can automatically destroy the parcel and a destruction fee is applicable which will be passed back to the retailer.

Data Importance for customs clearance

In the event that poor/vague descriptions or incomplete data is sent, the items run the risk of being held by customs for inspection.

In this event, a copy of the Commercial invoice will be required with full product details. This will then be sent to customs, if approved the parcel will be cleared and forwarded for final mile delivery with no additional costs.

Good description examples

  • Men’s super hoodie navy M
  • Vinyl wall sticker decoration
  • Bags and accessories, bags of textile

Bad description examples

  • Item or goods
  • Women’s clothing

​It is important that good full descriptions and HS Codes are provided for customs clearance.

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