Where postal, express or courier services lodge customs declarations for customers other than economic operators within the meaning of Article 5(5) of the Union Customs Code (i.e. Unionszollkodex – UZK), the relevant service provider has no obligation to provide an EORI number. An EORI number is not required, either, where a person other than an economic operator lodges a written customs declaration under private travel. This exception, however, will apply only if the relevant person lodges customs declarations just occasionally, that is, less than ten times a year.
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- Who must have an EORI number?
- How can I obtain an EORI number?
- Can I decline the use of an EORI number?
- Do I, as a foreign economic operator, need an EORI number?
- Do I, as a private individual, need an EORI number? What if I have an indirect/direct representative or a data transmission service provider (DÜD) represent me in customs matters?
- Do I need an EORI number for postal services or when travelling?
- Do I need the EORI number if I use the ATLAS procedure?
- How can I retrieve validation of my EORI number?
- How many EORI numbers may an economic operator have?
- Why have I as an unincorporated division (branch or operating facility) of a company been given an EORI number, which contradicts the above principle?
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