The status of the authorised consignor

The status of the authorised consignor (Article 233 (4) a) of the Union Customs Code) gives the right not to present goods and the corresponding declaration for transit to the Customs office of departure upon placing goods under the transit procedure.

The status of the authorised consignor shall be given to the applicants only who are allowed to provide a comprehensive guarantee in accordance with subsection 89 (5) of the Union Customs Code or use a guarantee waiver in accordance with subsection 95 (2) of the Union Customs Code.

Requirements for receipt of the status of the authorised consignor

(Articles 191 to 193 of the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/2446)

  1. The applicant is established in the customs territory of the Union;
  2. the applicant declares that he will regularly use the Union transit procedures;
  3. the applicant fulfils the criteria laid down in Article 39(a), (b) and (d) of the Code.

The application is lodged in the Customs Decision System (CDS).

The following shall be attached to the application:
  1. Completed self-assessment questionnaire where points 1, 3 and 5 have been answered to:
  2. The plan of the territory indicating the places where the vehicles stay during the waiting time.

Customs authorities shall take a decision at the latest within 30 days of receipt of the application for a decision whether that application meets the requirements. The authorisation shall be issued or the application may be refused, in general, within 120 days of the date of acceptance of the application (Article 22 of the Union Customs Code).

Contact persons

Information about the status of an authorised consignor shall be given by the following contact persons.

Rita Virma 676 2631
Aili Kalbin 676 2651