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Applying for a permit to operate custody facilities

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

If you want to operate a storage facility, you need a permit from the customs authorities.

If you operate a company based in the European Union and wish to temporarily store non-Union goods in a warehouse, you must apply for a permit to operate a temporary storage facility.
The customs authority will specify in the permit which conditions you must observe when operating your temporary storage facility.


Process flow

You must submit a written application to apply for authorization for a storage facility.

  • Open the form "Application for authorization for the operation of storage facilities" (Form 0392) on the Customs Administration website, download it and complete it. It is advisable to discuss the application with the responsible officer at the main customs office.
  • Attach the completed "Questionnaires for customs authorizations" Parts I to III and V to the form.
  • If you are an authorized economic operator, you do not need the questionnaires.
  • Send the documents to your main customs office. The main customs office in whose district the main accounts for customs purposes of your company are kept or are accessible is responsible.
  • The main customs office will check your documents.
  • You will receive an approval or a rejection.
Requirements
  • Your company is based in the customs territory of the Union.
  • You provide a guarantee in the form of a comprehensive guarantee.
  • You ensure customs supervision.
  • You keep appropriate records in a form approved by the customs authorities with information and details, in particular on the goods held under physical control, their customs status and their movements.
  • You have not violated any customs or tax regulations and have not committed any serious criminal offenses in the course of your business activities.
  • You do not use the storage facility for retail sales (e.g. as a sales area).
Which documents are required?

Parts I to III and V of the customs authorization questionnaire
Authorized Economic Operators (AEO) do not need the questionnaire.

What are the fees?

There are no costs for you, but you will usually have to provide a security deposit.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

You must apply for the permit in good time before the temporary storage facility is put into operation.

Non-Union goods in temporary storage must be transferred to another customs procedure or re-exported within 90 days.

Processing duration

If no other Member State is involved, a decision is generally taken within 120 days of the application being accepted.

Legal basis
Appeal
  • Appeal
  • Detailed information on how to lodge an appeal can be found in the information on legal remedies attached to each decision.
  • Administrative court action
Applications / forms
Author
Forwarding service: Deep link to the original portal

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Finance

Professionally released on

25.02.2021

Teaser

If you want to operate a storage facility, you need a permit from the customs authorities.

Process flow

You must submit a written application to apply for authorization for a storage facility.

  • Open the form "Application for authorization for the operation of storage facilities" (Form 0392) on the Customs Administration website, download it and complete it. It is advisable to discuss the application with the responsible officer at the main customs office.
  • Attach the completed "Questionnaires for customs authorizations" Parts I to III and V to the form.
  • If you are an authorized economic operator, you do not need the questionnaires.
  • Send the documents to your main customs office. The main customs office in whose district the main accounts for customs purposes of your company are kept or are accessible is responsible.
  • The main customs office will check your documents.
  • You will receive an approval or a rejection.

Requirements

  • Your company is based in the customs territory of the Union.
  • You provide a guarantee in the form of a comprehensive guarantee.
  • You ensure customs supervision.
  • You keep appropriate records in a form approved by the customs authorities with information and details, in particular on the goods held under physical control, their customs status and their movements.
  • You have not violated any customs or tax regulations and have not committed any serious criminal offenses in the course of your business activities.
  • You do not use the storage facility for retail sales (e.g. as a sales area).

Which documents are required?

Parts I to III and V of the customs authorization questionnaire
Authorized Economic Operators (AEO) do not need the questionnaire.

What are the fees?

There are no costs for you, but you will usually have to provide a security deposit.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

You must apply for the permit in good time before the temporary storage facility is put into operation.

Non-Union goods in temporary storage must be transferred to another customs procedure or re-exported within 90 days.

Processing duration

If no other Member State is involved, a decision is generally taken within 120 days of the application being accepted.

Legal basis

Appeal

  • Appeal
  • Detailed information on how to lodge an appeal can be found in the information on legal remedies attached to each decision.
  • Administrative court action

Applications / forms

Author

Forwarding service: Deep link to the original portal

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Finance

Professionally released on

25.02.2021

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