The customs information systems of the Estonian Tax and Customs Board will be interrupted from 30 June 17:00 until 1 July 08:00
From 1 July 2021, the Estonian Tax and Customs Board (ETCB) will move import customs clearance to a new information system Impulss and will introduce a new information system for entry formalities NES. The aim of this change is to provide customs clients with a modern and convenient service for submitting and processing import declarations that operates on a new platform. Private individuals can use the updated applications for the declaration of postal parcels and traveler’s goods to declare goods.
A temporary interruption of all ETCB customs information systems is necessary in order to introduce these changes. This means that the e-MTA customs systems and X-tee services will be temporarily suspended. Also, public queries to ETCB information systems will not be available during this period.
The scheduled interruption takes place from 30 June from 17:00 and all ETCB customs services will be available again on 1 July at 8:00 at the latest. In this regard, we ask you to make appropriate preparations and/or plan fallback procedures regarding the use of ETCB customs information systems.
Border crossing will take place in accordance with the normal procedure, with the use of fallback procedures for customs clearance which may take longer than usual.
We ask you to take the scheduled interruption into account and recommend that you do not plan customs clearance to this period. We apologize for the inconvenience.
From 1 July 2021, the Estonian Tax and Customs Board will transfer import customs clearance to the new information system Impulss. The aim of this change is to offer customers a modern and convenient service for submitting and processing import declarations that works on a new platform. The new system also makes it possible to ensure the implementation of the VAT directive, which introduces a declaration requirement from 0 euros. Processing of export declarations will continue in the information system Complex until 2023. Read more »