Message descriptions

Message descriptions for the new customs clearance system

Import and customs warehousing

Message descriptions, import 2nd phase (were introduced for customs warehousing in February 2021 and will be introduced for release of goods for free circulation (excluding simplified declarations) in spring 2021)


Message descriptions, temporary storage declarations and presentation notifications

Intrastat message descriptions for intra-EU trade statistics

Message Implementing Guidelines - Intrastat
Intrastat message descriptions from the 2022 notifications, customer testing starts on October 1, 2021

Intrastat message descriptions for 2021 declarations


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