16/10/2010 20:25

Information for non-EU importers

Economic operators established outside the EU have to be assigned an EORI number if they lodge a customs declaration, an Entry or an Exit Summary Declaration. AEO applicants in particular need to have an EORI number that they must enter in box 9 of the AEO application form (see also the Guidelines on EORI below).

Online access to EORI is available from our EORI number webpage.

An economic operator not established in the European Community customs territory also needs to apply for an EORI number in order to:

The list of other possible cases and exclusions is provided in the EORI Guidelines.

Economic operators from third countries should apply for an EORI number in the country in which one of the above mentioned cases takes place. See the latest indicative information about the EORI National Implementation (pdf 752 Kb).

EORI e-learning tool

An e-learning course on EORI is now available for download at European Comission webpage.