How to apply for a comprehensive guarantee authorisation

It pays to apply for a comprehensive guarantee authorisation and an authorisation for payment deferment if your company engages in regular and financially significant import of goods from outside the EU, or in regular transits.

When you are applying for the authorisation, here is what you do:


Fill in an electronic application

Send the application to the Customs Authorisation Centre


Assessment by Customs

Authorisation decision


Providing a guarantee

Introducing the authorisation



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