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 the application

Send the application to the Customs Authorisation Centre


Assessment by Customs

Authorisation decision


Providing a guarantee

Utilising the guarantee



Contact us

If you have questions on securities, applying for a guarantee authorisation or if you wish to inform us changes in your customer details, see the contact information below:

Where to find further information?
Customs Information Service, Business customers
Monday to Friday 8 am–4 pm

Contact Customs Information

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