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Get IT service provider approved for EMCS message exchange

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

If you, as an economic operator, want to transport certain untaxed products, for example alcohol and alcoholic goods, tobacco products or energy products, you need a special permit and registration to participate in the computerised Excise Movement and Control System (EMCS). You record the various transport steps in the system and exchange messages with customs.
IT service providers can carry out the message exchange for you in the IT procedure EMCS. The IT service providers then provide the software required for the message exchange.
To commission an IT service provider, you need approval from the General Directorate of Customs. You must submit an application for this.
The IT service provider must be approved by the Directorate General of Customs. Please note that the IT service provider cannot act as your legal representative vis-à-vis the customs administration.



Process flow

For the approval of IT service providers in EMCS, you must submit a written application:

  • Go to the Customs Administration website and download the following application:
    • Application to Use an IT Service Provider in EMCS Message Exchange (Form 033094).
  • Complete Form 033094, sign it, and send it to Master Data Management at the Directorate General of Customs.
  • You will receive a written authorization.
Requirements
  • You are a trader and use EMCS for the exchange of messages on your movements under duty suspension.
  • You want to commission an IT service provider to carry out the EMCS message exchange for you.

Which documents are required?

You do not need to submit any additional documentation.

What are the fees?

There are no costs for you.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

You do not have to meet any deadlines.

Processing duration

Processing usually takes between 1 and 2 weeks.

Legal basis
Appeal

As this is not an administrative act, it is not possible to lodge an appeal.

Applications / forms
  • Forms: yes
  • Online procedure possible: no
  • Written form required: yes
  • Personal appearance required: no
Author
Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Finance

Process flow

For the approval of IT service providers in EMCS, you must submit a written application:

  • Go to the Customs Administration website and download the following application:
    • Application to Use an IT Service Provider in EMCS Message Exchange (Form 033094).
  • Complete Form 033094, sign it, and send it to Master Data Management at the Directorate General of Customs.
  • You will receive a written authorization.

Requirements

  • You are a trader and use EMCS for the exchange of messages on your movements under duty suspension.
  • You want to commission an IT service provider to carry out the EMCS message exchange for you.

Which documents are required?

You do not need to submit any additional documentation.

What are the fees?

There are no costs for you.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

You do not have to meet any deadlines.

Processing duration

Processing usually takes between 1 and 2 weeks.

Legal basis

Appeal

As this is not an administrative act, it is not possible to lodge an appeal.

Applications / forms

  • Forms: yes
  • Online procedure possible: no
  • Written form required: yes
  • Personal appearance required: no

Author

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Finance

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