Port Traffic Declaration Service (Portnet)

Portnet is a service provided by Traficom. In the service, representatives of the ship provide notifications on arrival and departure of the ship to the authorities.   The notifications can be submitted either as online declarations or as message declarations. Certain details about the ship and the port call can also be uploaded to Portnet from the declarant’s own files.

The ship’s arrival number issued by Portnet is one of the details required by Customs as part of the presentation notification lodged at arrival or exit. The arrival number can be easily obtained from the PortTraffic service.

Customs has issued a regulation on Portnet notifications 3/2018. The regulation also contains information on how to apply for status as a Portnet declarant.