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Important information


EORI number will be mandatory from 11.03.2012 onwards


The EORI number (Economic Operators´ Registration and Identification number) substitutes the German customs number. Any economic operator established in the EU needs to have an EORI number. 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.

As the EORI number will be mandatory for customs clearances from 11.03.2012, we kindly ask you to send us your EORI nummber as soon as possible.

If you have not yet applied for an EORI number, please contact your responsible customs office in your country. The EORI number is valid in the whole European Union.