How to transact with Customs
You can transact with us in different ways, and take care of customs transactions yourself or use a representative.
A business: Importers and exporters, who trade with countries outside the EU, require a business ID, i.e. an EORI number.
1. Lodge electronic declarations
Online services for private persons and companies
- Using our online services
- Search and query services
- How to identify and grant mandates
- Making payments
Message exchange for companies
Message exchange enables the company to exchange information with Customs through messages of a specified form. Message exchange requires acquisition of an information system and a message exchange authorisation granted by Customs. The company can send the messages itself or use a service provider.
Read more: Message exchange
2. Alternative services for private persons and companies
If you cannot use our online services, there are other service options available to you.
Read more: Instructions for other service alternatives