R-120 Cross-border movement of alcohol and tobacco

Directive 120 (R-120) contains information on the importation, exportation and transit of beer, spirits, ethanol, goods containing alcohol and tobacco. Moreover, the competent authorities for further information and possible authorisations are mentioned.

Further information on the cross-border movement of alcohol and tobacco can also be found in the Remarks on the customs tariff – Tares.

The Directive 120 is available in German, French and Italian.


Federal Office for Customs and Border Security
Alcohol and tobacco division
Route de la Mandchourie 25
2800 Delémont

+41 58 462 65 00
+41 58 463 18 28


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