The following consignments are excluded of these procedures:
Non-commercial consignments, sent by mail or contained in personal luggage, imported by a private person, exclusively for consumption or personal use;
Consignment for a company, whose import is occasional and not commercial (e.g. samples for commercial prospecting or laboratory purposes);
Consignments with gross weight < or = 20 Kg. Consignments with a gross weight < or = 3 kg in case of spices, seasonings, food additives and similar products;
Consignments of food supplements:
imported by an individual, solely for his own consumption, without any commercial intent, whose purchase value does not exceed 200 €.
imported for commercial prospecting or laboratory purposes.
1. Create na account: EU-login
The EU Login is the European Commission's authentication service that allows users to access a range of web services, including TRACES-NT.
i. Go to the page https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/cas/login. ii. Click the field “create an account”. iii. Enter all the requested data (A valid email is required). iv. In the received e-mail message click on the link and follow the instructions. v. Choose a password for your account. (Minimum of 10 characters with upper + lower case + numbers + special characters) vi: Account created and access granted.
- Operators must complete a distinctive CHED-D for each consignment subject to increased controls or emergency measures.
- In the transfer processes it is necessary to fill 2 CHED-D
4. Presenting Goods for Official Control
The imported goods must be presented for checking at the Border Control Posts (BCP). There they are subject to a 100% documentary check (with presentation of the original documents) and variable percentages of identity and physical checks, including taking samples for laboratory analysis. These checks are carried out by official DRAP/RA inspectors.
In addition to this procedure, specific requirements may need to be met in the context of the procedure: