Receiving a gift from another EU country

You do not pay customs duty or VAT on a gift sent from another EU country. However, there are special rules for certain goods and you may sometimes need authorisation to receive these.

Charges and rules for a gift from another EU country

You do not have to pay any charges to receive a gift from another EU country.

When sent as a parcel, certain goods are subject to special rules. These may relate to prohibited goods, there being a notification duty or authorisation being required.

Goods subject to special rules

Have you not received the parcel with your gift?

If your parcel has not arrived, get in touch with the company that carried your goods. This may be Postnord or another forwarding agent.

Has your parcel failed to arrive?

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