In this part of the CEFTA Web Portal you will find the most important customs import/export procedures separately for each CEFTA Economy. Procedures include but are not limited to: 1.The location of customs clearance offices; 2.The working hours in each office; 3.The procedures to follow based on the destination of your goods; 4.The documents to present to customs authorities for obtaining approval for the relevant destination; 5.The officially approved documents given to you by customs authorities in each case; 6.The procedures followed by customs authorities for calculating the customs value of your goods; 7.The definition of rules of origins determining customs preferential or non preferential tariffs; 8.The Free Trade Agreements signed by each CEFTA Economy with the other signatories. In cases where the final destination of goods is one of the CEFTA Economies, please refer to the import procedures section of this Economy on this portal. In cases where goods transit through different economies before arriving to their final destination, please refer to the transit procedures of these economies. If goods exit one of the CEFTA Economies included in this site, please refer to the export procedures for the relevant Economy.

  • When should I make out an invoice declaration and when an invoice declaration CEFTA?

    When an invoice declaration CEFTA is issued, the necessary statement must be made: In cases when the product obtained its originating status on the basis of cumulation, the names of the economies from which materials originated have to be listed in the text of the declaration. In cases when the originating product is wholly obtained or when non originating materials used in the manufacturing were sufficiently processed, the line 'Cumulation applied with' should be deleted and 'Cumulation not applied' should remain. Endorsements 'Cumulation applied with …' and 'No cumulation applied' must be made in English. “The exporter of the products covered by this document (customs authorization No ...) declares that, except where otherwise clearly indicated, these products are of ...preferential origin.”. - cumulation applied with….(Name of the economy/economies) - no cumulation applied

  • What does it mean “goods undergo a certain amount of working or processing”?

    As a result of globalization and the international distribution of modern work, and a result of the developing technologies many goods carry itself materials semi proceeded materials and other components from more then one economy. In such cases, in order for the product to gain origin is necessary that the good have undergone a minimal processing or a certain amount of work during its production. The need amount of working or processing that are required for non originationg materials are clearly described in the 3 and 4 colon of the annex of origin protocols

  • Where Can i find out if my goods qualify for preferential treatment?

    In order to gain preferential origin goods must fulfill the conditions described in the Origin Protocols concerning the definition of the concept of "originating products". It means that the goods must either be wholly obtained or undergo a certain amount of working or processing. Annexed to each origin protocol is a list of the working or processing each product must undergo in order to obtain preference. That list is based on the tariff classification of products in the Harmonized System (HS). So before being able to determine what processing your product must undergo it is necessary to know the HS tariff classification.

  • Do I need to submit evidence or documents to the customs value?

    Yes. For explanation of the value of goods declared to customs authorities, you should submit import documents. Customs authority also maintains and documents submitted by importers.

  • How can I determine the value for customs purposes?

    To determine the customs value we use one of six methods set out in legislation. In determining the value of goods shall be applied strictly the order of customs valuation methods. You must try Method 1 before going on to Method 2 and so on. You cannot use a post-incoming method without arguments of not using it predecessors. The only change can happen only in exchange of Method 5 with Method 4. Method 1 (Transaction Value), is used widely. Customs valuation is based, by priority that is reflected in the ranking, in one of the following methods: The evaluation method based on the value of the transaction; Methods of valuation on the basis of transaction value of identical goods; Methods of valuation on the basis of transaction value of similar goods; Valuation methods based on the discounted value; Valuation method based on the Computed value of the goods; Method of assessment on the basis of data available in the Republic of Albania.

  • What legislation covers customs valuation?

    Rules for determining the customs value are determined on; Law no. 8449 dated 27.1.1999 Customs Code, as amended, Sections 33 to 40 ( i azhornuar.pdf Doganor). Council of Ministers Decision no. 205, dated 13.4.1999, as amended, Sections 54 to 81, dt13-04-99_DZKD_azhornuar.pdf. Other legal acts as orders and instructions. Â Customs legislation for customs valuation is in accordance with the "WTO Valuation Agreement" otherwise known as "GATT Agreement".

  • Why is a declaration of value required?

    We charge customs duty and VAT as a percentage of the value of your goods. This system is called "ad valorem". In this respect, the amount of duty you must pay depends on the customs value of your goods.

  • What documents are required for the export of goods?

    Customs declaration Invoice Transport document  Note Documents required for application of commercial policy measures and other laws regulating the export of goods

  • What necessary documents are required for the import of goods?

    Customs declaration Invoice Transport document Paking list Note Documents required for application of preferential tariff or other measures which do not apply the legal rules applicable to the goods declared and documents necessary to implement the provisions governing the free movement of goods declared.

  • How a traveler can declare his non-commercial goods?

    In this case, travelers can use the Simplified Declaration Form. Form found by clicking on the address: : - Procedures - Instruction no. 03 dated 05.09.2011 - Annex 1 And in the case of a delivery by mail? In the case of a shipment which exceeds the predetermined value (article no. 504 of the Implementing Provisions), you can use again the Simplified Declaration form. Further details can be found at: : - Procedures - Instruction no. 03, dated 05.09.2011

  • What is the documentation that must be submitted for authorization of the customs warehouse procedure?

    Request (Annex 26 of the Implementing Provisions of the The Albanian Customs) NIPT certificate - notarized photocopy Environment Act ownership or rental agreement Planned layout for customs warehouse An economic report with a minimum period of time two - year (according to Annex 2) An opinion by the Division of Taxation from its economic activity. Act calibration of containers when liquid stored in them or in bulk Criminal record, proof that the company is not in liquidation Legal documents of the establishing of the company Bank guarantee Further details on the customs warehouse procedure can be found at: - Procedures - Information for Customs Warehousing Simplified Declaration of non-commercial goods