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.

  • What is the documentation that must be submitted for authorization of Outward Processing?
    • Request (Annex 30 of the Implementing Provisions of the The Albanian Customs)
    • Contract of cooperation between the firms
    • Confirmation relating to customs duties Invoice
    • Documentation of the company
    • Documents of previously imported goods
    • Bank guarantee in case of prior import to authorization with Standard Exchange System
    Further details on the inward processing procedure can be found at: Procedures - Information for Outward Processing
  • If an item or equipment after free circulation has resulted with defect, exists a possibility of changing it?

    Yes, in this case you should ask to obtain an outward processing authorization with Standard Exchange System.

  • Our company wants to export a quantity of a particular item in order to perform a process in a foreign economy and derived products will be imported again. Should we need any permission from the customs administration?

    You can apply to obtain an authorization for outward processing

    This authorization allows Albanian goods, temporarily exported from the customs territory of the Republic of Albania, in order to submit processing operations and products arising as a result of these operations to free circulation with total or partial relief of import duties.