Entry and temporary storage

Function Case Situation in 2017 Changes in stages 2017 - 2020
Entry Safety and security declarations when arriving from outside the EU The EU Member States have agreed on a national level, on how a summary declaration for temporary storage and a presentation notification is lodged. In Finland, a combined notification of arrival and presentation is lodged after the entry summary declaration. In transports with shared storage space, the notice of arrival is usually submitted separately. The summary declaration for temporary storage consists of an entry summary declaration and a presentation notification. Changes in accordance with EU’s Work Programme from 1 October 2020 at the earliest: New mandatory security data is the information on the seller and buyer, as well as a goods security description and providing the commodity code at the level of 6 digits. The declaration processes will be specified by autumn 2018.
Entry Declaration in which safety and security data can be provided Entry summary declaration or transit declaration. Entry summary declaration or transit declaration. May also be another customs declaration or temporary storage declaration approved by Customs. The timetable of changes in accordance with national decisions and according to the EU’s Work Programme, from 1 October 2020 at the earliest.
Entry Proof of Union Status The Union status of goods worth no more than 15,000 euros can be proven using an invoice or transport document without confirmation from Customs at the port of exit. Proof of Union Status can be presented at a Finnish port of destination with an entry summary declaration/summary declaration submitted via the Customs AREX system. Electronic declarations in the Commission’s Proof of Union Status system (PoUS) from 1 March 2019, in accordance with EU's Work Programme. The declarations reference number MRN received in the PoUS system is presented to customs with a presentation notification at the port of destination in Finland.
Temporary warehousing Movements of goods between temporary storage facilities The movement of the goods can begin according to the new declaration model, when the national model has been determined. National electronic declarations to be used for moving goods applied in accordance with EU's Work Programme from 1 October 2020 at the earliest.


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