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Import declarations for businesses – special procedures

The service Import declarations for businesses – special procedures, allows you to submit complete one-step customs declarations for postal and freight consignments. The scope of customs procedures used in the service depends on which authorisations granted by Customs the business has. 

The following customs procedures can only be used by holders of a comprehensive guarantee authorisation and an authorisation for payment deferment: 

  • 5100 Placing goods under the inward processing procedure
  • 5110 Return to the EU territory of goods that have been released for free circulation and permanently exported, and placing these goods under the inward processing procedure
  • 5171 Placing goods placed under the customs warehousing procedure under the inward processing procedure
  • 5300 Placing third country goods under the temporary admission procedure

With other customs procedures, the company can use alternative methods of declaration.

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Instructions for use, freight clearance, businesses

EU-procedures

The following national procedures may be used by by holders of a comprehensive guarantee authorisation and an authorisation for payment deferment

4000 Release of goods for free circulation and consumption (end-use only)

5100 Placing goods under the inward processing procedure
5110 Return to the Union of goods that have been released for free circulation and finally exported and placing these goods under the inward processing procedure
5171 Placing goods placed under the customs warehousing procedure under the inward processing procedure
5300 Placing third country goods under the temporary admission procedure

National procedures

D01 Pallets
D02 Containers
D03 Means of transport
D04 Personal effects and goods for sports purposes imported by travellers
D05 Welfare material for seafarers
D06 Disaster relief material used to counter the effects of disasters
D07 Medical, surgical and laboratory equipment
D08 Animals
D09 Goods intended for activities in keeping with the particularities of the frontier zone
D10 Sound-, image- or data-carrying media
D11 Publicity material
D12 Professional equipment
D13 Pedagogic material and scientific equipment
D14 Packings, filled
D15 Packings, empty
D16 Moulds, dies, blocks, drawings, sketches, measuring, checking and testing instruments and other similar articles
D17 Special tools and instruments
D18 Goods subject to tests or experiments
D19 Goods imported subject to a satisfactory acceptance test provided for in a sales contract
D20 Goods used to carry out tests
D21 Samples
D22 Replacement means of production
D23 Goods to be exhibited or used at a public event
D24 Goods delivered by the owner for inspection (two months)
D25 Works of art, collector’s items and antiques
D26 Goods other than newly manufactured ones imported with a view to their sale by auction
D27 Spare parts, accessories and equipment
D28 Goods imported in particular situations having no economic effect
D29 Goods imported occasionally for a period not exceeding three months
D30 Means of transport for persons established outside the customs territory of the Union or for the persons preparing the transfer of their normal place of residence outside that territory
D51 Temporary admission with partial relief from import duty

7SA Inward processing - standard authorisation procedure
7SB Inward processing - simplified authorisation procedure
7DA End-use - standard authorisation procedure - those aircraft and their spare parts and equipment listed under the commodity codes of the customs tariff which are not mentioned in Part B of the Special Provisions of the Combined Nomenclature, but whose commodity code has a footnote
7EA End-use - standard authorisation procedure - other goods mentioned in the commodity codes and footnotes of the Combined Nomenclature
7EB End-use - simplified authorisation procedure - other goods mentioned in the commodity codes and footnotes of the Combined Nomenclature
7FA End-use - standard authorisation procedure - those aircraft and their spare parts and equipment listed under the commodity codes of the customs tariff which are not mentioned in Part B of the Special Provisions of the Combined Nomenclature, but whose commodity code has a footnote. No VAT is levied.
7HA End-use - standard authorisation procedure - civil aircraft, certain spare parts and equipment for these aircraft, as well as ground flying-trainers, and their parts, intended for civil use. No VAT is levied (Combined Nomenclature, Special Provisions B, and corresponding footnote on the commodity code)
7LA End-use - standard authorisation procedure - civil aircraft, certain spare parts and equipment for these aircraft, as well as ground flying-trainers, and their parts, intended for civil use (Combined Nomenclature, Special Provisions B, and corresponding footnote on the commodity code)
7NA End-use - standard authorisation procedure - spare parts and equipment for vessels, as well as goods intended for incorporation in drilling or production platforms and tubes, pipes, cables and their connection pieces, linking these platforms to the mainland (Combined Nomenclature, Special Provisions A)
7PA End-use - standard authorisation procedure - spare parts and equipment for vessels. No VAT is levied. (Combined Nomenclature, Special Provisions A)

It is not possible to use any other procedures in this service.



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