Quantitative and value limitations on goods carried by a passenger depend on whether the goods were brought to Estonia from a Member State of the European Union or from a country outside of the European Union (i.e. third country).

Member States of the EU

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands

State Parties to the Schengen Convention

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands

European Economic Area (EEA) countries

27 Member States of the EU plus 3 EFTA countries (Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein)

In order to avoid misunderstandings it is reasonable to learn about the requirements of the country of destination already before the travel!

Into the European Union

Travellers coming from a non-EU country (or a third country) to Estonia may bring along goods of a non-commercial nature with the customs value up to the duty exempt limit of 300 euros, air and sea travellers up to 430 euros.

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From Estonia to a third country

Before travelling or leaving Estonia to a non-European Union country (a third country), get acquainted with the customs rules of this country.

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Declaration of goods

A customs declaration is a document containing details about the goods imported (introduced into the European Union) and must be submitted by both visitors and residents.

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Declaration of cash

If you enter or leave the European Union and you are carrying 10,000 euros or more in cash, you have to declare it.

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The case of death in a foreign country

In the case of death in a foreign country the country of location shall inform the Estonian Foreign Representation in that state who in its turn shall forward the notice of death of an Estonian citizen to his/her relatives or those closest to him or her.

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Last updated: 23.09.2022

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