Transport of goods

Goods brought into or taken out of the customs territory of the European Union are subject to general rules and procedures provided for in the Union Customs Code and other customs legislation.

Transit, TIR

If you transport goods into the European Union (EU) from outside the EU customs and fiscal territory and no duties have been imposed on them in the EU, the goods have to undergo customs clearance.

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Free circulation

Non-Union goods intended to be put on the Union market or intended for private use or consumption within the customs territory of the Union are placed under the customs procedure of release for free circulation. Release for free circulation confers the customs status of Union goods on non-Union goods.

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Inward processing

Inward processing will enable to process non-Union goods duty-free. No commercial policy measures will be applied, except measures relating to import.

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Outward processing

Outward processing grants partial or total relief from customs duties on re-importation of goods exported outside the customs territory of the Union for processing.

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Export

The export procedure is applicable to goods taken out of the territory of the Union.

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Placing under customs procedures

Goods brought into or taken out of the customs territory of the European Union shall be placed under the desired customs procedure depending from the further objective of use of the goods or of the need, pursuant to the procedure laid down in the customs legislation.

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Last updated: 23.09.2021

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