Import: submitting a declaration (for businesses)
Are the goods entering the EU? And are they intended to be used in the EU? If so, you must file a declaration.
Submitting a declaration
You can do your own declaration or have this done by a representative.
Would you like to do your own? Then you must first request so-called ‘Electronic Messaging Registration’. You can do this via the Customs National Helpdesk: 088 - 156 66 55.
In the Netherlands you submit an electronic declaration using AGS. What if AGS is not working? You may then be able to use the emergency procedure.
Submitting a simplified declaration
Would you like to submit a simplified declaration by registering in the administration of the provider? Then you need a permit. Read the information and general terms and conditions here.
In the Customs Handbook, you can read all about submitting a declaration and the regulations on free movement: