Swedish Customs’ guide for online shopping outside the EU

Shopping online is often thought of as smooth and easy. However, if you want to buy something from a country outside the EU, there are lots of things to consider. Here are the answers to seven important questions that can arise before, during or after your purchase. If you know exactly what rules apply to your goods, you will not be surprised by unexpected charges.

Is the country a Member State?

If you are uncertain whether the country that you are trading with is a Member State, you can visit the website of the European Union and consult a list of Member States or search for a specific country.

Country profiles (European Union)

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