Entry and temporary storage

Function Case Situation in 2018 Changes in stages in 2018 and onwards
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 cargo space, the presentation notification is usually submitted separately. The summary declaration for temporary storage consists of an entry summary declaration and a presentation notification. It has been suggested that the changes be implemented in stages in 2020–2025. New mandatory security data: information on the seller and the buyer, as well as goods description and 6-digit level commodity code.
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 if approved by Customs. In the EU timetable, the planned deployment in stages in 2020–2025.
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 departure. Proof of Union Status can be presented at the Finnish port of destination with an entry summary declaration/summary declaration submitted via the Customs AREX system. The introduction of electronic declarations in the PoUS system of the Commission is planned for 2023–2024. The MRN issued for the declaration in PoUS is presented to customs with a presentation notification at the port of destination in Finland.
Temporary storage Movements of goods between temporary storage facilities Movements of goods can begin according to the new declaration model in early 2018, when the national model enters into force. National electronic declarations to be used for movements of goods introduced in accordance with the EU Work Programme on 1 October 2020 at the earliest.



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