NB! The Vaalimaa BIP is open mainly during office hours.

However, there are exceptions during vacations and therefore BIP at Vaalimaa is open sometimes at different times.

The importer must always agree the border inspection time with the border veterinarian. Importer must wait for the confirmation from the border veterinarian for the border inspection by e-mail.

NB! Please always contact the border veterinarian in advance:

The Veterinary Border inspection Post at HELSINKI-VANTAA AIRPORT

Appointment in advance with border veterinarian is needed: email:, tel. +358 50 337 1893.