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.

  • I own a company in Macedonia and would like to import used vehicles for commercial purposes from Croatia. What standards the vehicles must comply with?

    The metrology standards serve as a precondition for import of used vehicles in Macedonia. The Bureau of Metrology ( is an authority at the Ministry of Economy of Macedonia in charge of the implementation of the metrology standards by the vehicles.

  • I run a glass production company in Serbia and I’m interested to export in Macedonia. Are there mandatory standards that the products should comply with on the Macedonian market?

    The Standardization Law in Macedonia (Official Gazette of the Republic of Macedonia 54/2002) establishes a voluntary standards system based on EU standards and international criteria in science and technology. Therefore, the standards are implemented on the voluntary base and do not present a requirement for export to Macedonia. However, there are mandatory technical requirements stipulated in the Law on Product Safety (Official Gazette of the Republic of Macedonia No. 33/2006 и 63/2007), which aims to provide that the products released in circulation are safe. More details on this issue could be found on: