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2ng

‘new generation’ second release

A - B

AAD

Accompanying Administrative Document

ABI

Additional Background Information

ABR

Additional Background Information - Reply

ACF

Application Configuration Form

ACI

Advanced Cargo Information

ACK

Acknowledgment

ACK/RIF

Acknowledgement of the Request for Information

ACK/SIF

Acknowledgement of the Spontaneous Exchange of Information

ACO

Administrative Co-operation

ACOR

Advisory Committee on Own Resources

ACP

African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries

ACS

Acceptance and Certification Specification

AEO

Authorised Economic Operator

AEO MR

Authorised Economic Operator - Mutual Recognition

AEOI

Automatic Exchange of Information

AES

Automated Export System

AFA

Application for Action

AFIS

Anti-Fraud Information System

AM

Application Management

APA

Advance Pricing Arrangement

API

Application Programming Interface

ARC

AAD Reference Code

ARC

Administrative Reference Code

ARIS

Architecture of Integrated Information Systems

ART

Activity Reporting Tool

ASEAN

Association of the South East Asian Nations

ATA

Admission Temporaire Admission

ATMs

Autonomous trade measures

ATR

Anticipated Transit Record

AWP

Annual Work Program

 

B2B

Business-to-Business

B2C

Business to Consumer

BC

Business Case document

BC

Beneficiary Countries

BCMS

Business Continuity Management System

BCP

Business Continuity Plan

BIA

Business Impact Analysis

BOI

Binding Origin Information

BP

Business Process

BPM

Business Process Model(ling); or Business Process Models

BPM

Business Process Management

BPM

Business Process Model

BPM/FSS

BPM supporting Functional System Specifications

BPMN

Business Process Modelling Notation

BPR

Business Prototype

BTI

Binding Tariff Information

C - D

C2007

Customs 2007 Programme

CAB

Change Advisory Board

CCBT

Common Consolidated Base Taxation

CCC

Customs Code Committee

CCC-CRM

Customs Code Committee Customs - Controls and Risk Management

CCC-DIH

Customs Code Committee - Data Integration and Harmonisation Section

CCC-GEN

Customs Code Committee - General Customs Legislation Section

CCC-NOM

Customs Code Committee - Tariff and Statistical Nomenclature Section

CCC-SPE

Customs Code Committee - Special Procedures Section

CCC-TIR

Customs Code Committee - Customs Status and Transit Section - TIR Subsection

CCI

Centralised Clearance for Import

CCIP

Customs Code Implementing Provisions

CCN

Common Communication Network

CCN/CSI

Common Communications Network/Common Systems Interface

CCN2

Common Communication Network 2

CCT

Common Customs Tariff

CD

Customs Declaration

CDCO

Centrally Developed/Centrally Operated

CDMS

Customs Decisions Management System

CED

Common Entry Document for the Feed and Food of Non-Animal Origin

CEEC

Central and Eastern Europe Countries

CEG

Customs Expert Group

CEG-CRM

Customs Expert Group - Customs Controls and Risk Management

CEG-DIH

Customs Expert Group - Data Integration and Harmonisation

CEG-IPR

Customs Expert Group - Intellectual Property Rights

CEG-TIR

Customs Expert Group - Customs Status and Transit Section - TIR Subsection

CERTEX

CERTificates EXchange

CESOP

Central Electronic System of Payment information

CETA

Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the EU

CFC

Controlled Foreign Company

CFSS

Common Functional System Specifications

CGM

Customs Goods Manifest

CH

Confoederatio Helvetica (Switzerland)

CHED

Common Health Entry Document for Plants, Plant Products and Plant Propagation Material, Products of Animal Origin and Live Animals

CHED-A

Common Health Entry Document for Animals

CHED-P

Common Health Entry Document for Animal Products

CHED-PP

Common Health Entry Documents for Plants and Plant Product

CI

Configuration Item

CIOTA

Committee of International Organisations of Tax Administrations

CIRCABC

Communication and Information Resource Centre for Administrations, Businesses and Citizens

CIS

Customs Information System

CLASS

Classification Information System

CMDB

Configuration Management Database

CN

Combined Nomenclature

CO

Certificate of Origin

COI

Certificate of Inspection (for import of products from organic production into the European Union)

COM

European Commission

COM

Configuration Management

COM

Commission

COPIS

System for Protection of Intellectual Property Rights (COunterfeiting and PIracy)

COTS

Commercial Off-The-Shelf

CP

Customs Procedure

CP

Central Project

CPG

Customs Policy Group

CPG

Customs Project Group

CPT

Central Project Team (or Change Management, IT Processes and Tools team)

CRMF

Customs Risk Management Framework

CRMS

Customs Risk Management System

CRMS2

Customs Risk Management System 2

CRS

Customer Reference System

CS/MIS

Central Services/Management Information System

CS/MISE

Central Services / Management Information System for Excise

CS/RD

Central Services/Reference Data

CS/RD2

Central Services/Reference Data 2

CSI

Common System Interface

CSW

Customs Single Window

CT

Conformance Testing

CTA

Conformance Testing Application

CTA

Conformance Testing Application

CTO

Conformance Test Organisation

CTP

Conformance Test Protocol

CTR

Conformance Test Report

CTS

Common Transmission System

CTS

Computerised Transit System

CUP

Customs Union Performance

CUP-MIS

Customs Union Performance - Management Information System

CVED

Common Veterinary Entry Document

CVED-A

Common Veterinary Entry Document for Animals

CVED-P

Common Veterinary Entry Document for Products of Animal Origin

 

DA

Delegated Act

DAC

Directive on Administrative Cooperation

DAC1

Dispositions d'Application du Code 1

DAC2

Dispositions d'Application du Code 2

DAC3

Dispositions d'Application du Code 3

DAC4

Dispositions d'Application du Code 4

DAC6

Dispositions d'Application du Code 6

DC

Data Center

DDNA

Design Document for National Application

DDS

Data Dissemination System

DDS2

Data Dissemination System 2

DEL

Cancellation

DG

Directorate General

DG AGRI

Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development

DG BUDG

Directorate-General for Budget

DG BUDGET

Directorate General Budget

DG CLIMA

Directorate-General Climate Action

DG ENV

Directorate-General Environment

DG ESTAT

Directorate-General Eurostat (European Statistics)

DG GROW

Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

DG MARE

Directorate-General Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

DG OLAF

Directorate-General European Anti-Fraud Office

DG SANTE

Directorate General for Health and Food Safety

DG TAXUD

Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union

DG TAXUD

Directorate General Taxation and Customs Union

DG TAXUD IT

Directorate General Taxation and Customs Union IT units

DG TRADE

Directorate General for Trade

DGS

Directorates General

DIGIT

Directorate-General for Informatics

DM

Data Model

DRP

Disaster Recovery Plan

DS

Digital Signatures

DT

Direct Taxation

DT RIF

Direct Taxes - Request for Information

DTA/DTC

Double Taxation Agreement/Double Taxation Convention

E - F

e-AAD

Electronic Administrative Accompanying Document

e-AD

Electronic Administrative Document

EATR

Effective Average Tax Rate

EBTI

European Binding Tariff Information

EC

European Communities

EC

European Comission

ECCG

Electronic Customs Coordination Group

ECG

Excise Contact Group

ECG

Electronic Customs Group

ECICS

European Customs Inventory of Chemical Substances

ECJ

European Court of Justice

ECOFIN

Council of Economics and Finance Ministers

E-Commerce

Electronic Commerce

ECP

EMCS Computerisation Project

ECS

Export Control System

ECS

Export Control System

E-Customs Decision

Electronic Customs Decision (Decision No 70/2008/EC)

ECWP

EMCS Computerisation Working Party

EDB

OHIM Enforcement Database

EDC

Excise Duty Calculator

EDI

Electronic Data Interchange

EEA

European Economic Area

EEC

European Economic Community

EEIG

European Economic Interest Grouping

EF

EuroFisc

EFCA

European Fisheries Control Agencies

eFCA

E-Forms Central Application

EFTA

European Free Trade Association

eIDAS

electronic Identification, Authetication and trust Services

EIDR

Entry In the Declarant’s Records

EIS

European Information Systems

EIS

European Interoperability Strategy

EIS

External Interface Specification

EMCS

Excise Movement and Control System

EMSWe

European Maritime Single Window environment

EMTR

Effective Marginal Tax Rate

ENS

Entry Summary Declaration

EO

Economic Operator

EORI

Economic Operators Registration and Identification subsystem

EORI 2

Economic Operators Registration and Identification subsystem 2

EOS

Economic Operators’ System

EOS-AEO

Economic Operators’ System - AEO subsystem

EOS-EORI

Economic Operators’ System - Economic Operators Registration and Identification subsystem

EP

European Parliament

EP

External Process

ESC

Economic and Social Committee

ESS

Excise System Specification

ETCIT

Expert Team on new approaches to develop and operate Customs IT systems

ETD

Electronic Transport Document

EU

European Union

EU CIT

EU Corporate Income Tax

EUCARIS

European Car and Driving License Information System

EUCDM

European Union Customs Data Model

EUIPO

European Union Intellectual Property Office

EUR

Euro

EUROSTAT

See DG ESTAT

EX/EXP

Export

EXC

Common System Interface Exception report

EXP

Common System Interface Expiration report

EXS

Exit Summary Declaration

 

F07

Fiscalis 2007

FA

Formulary Apportionment

FAL Form 2

Cargo Declaration

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

FAT

Factory Acceptance Test

FATCA

Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

FD3

FITS Development

FESS

Functional Excise System Specification

FGAS

Fluorinated Gases

FI

Financial Institution

FIF

Feedback on the Exchange of Information

FIS

FISCALIS Information Systems

FITS

FISCALIS Information Technology Services

FITS-DEV3

Development contractor for Fiscalis Systems Excise team

FLEGT

Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade

FOD

Belgian SPF Finances - Federale Overheidsdienst

FoS

Framework of Standards

FPG

Fiscalis Project Group

FPG

Functional Project Group

FS

Functional Specification

FSS

Functional System Specifications

FTA

Free Trade Agreement

FTL

Failure with the Time Limit

G - H

GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation

GMS

Guarantee Management System

GNC

Globally Networked Customs

GSP

Generalised System of Preferences

GTP

Generic Trader Portal

GTT

Generic Testing Tool

GUM

Guarantee Management

 

HA

High Availability

HL

High Level

HRIM

Harmonised Reporting Interface Module

HS

Harmonized System

HTI

Harmonised Trader Interface

I - J

IA

Implementing Act

IAM

Identity and Access Management

IAS

International Accounting Standards

IBFD

International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation

ICARUS

Contact Group for Airports (Frankfurt, Rome Fiumicino, Roissy C.D.G., Schiphol, Zaventem, Ruzyne, Sofia, Heathrow)

ICC

International Chamber of Commerce

iCrypt-EU

EUROFISC - iCrypt EU Secure platform to exchange information under the recast of the Administrative Cooperation regulation

ICS

Import Control System

ICS2

Import Control System 2

ICT

Information and Communications Technology

ID

Individual Delivery

IFRS

International Financial Reporting Standards

IM/IMP

Import

INF

Information Sheet

IOSS

Import One-Stop Shop

IOSS-DR

Import One-Stop Shop Distributed Registry

IOTA

Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administations

IPM

Integrated Project Management

IPR

Intellectual Property Rights

IRU

International Road Union

IS

Implementation Strategy

IS

Information System

IS

Interface Specifications

ISPP

Information System for Processing Procedures

IT

Information Technology

IT BCMS

IT Business Continuity Management System

ITIL

Information Technology Infrastructure Library

ITSC

Information Technology Steering Committee

ITSM

Information Technology Support Management (DG TAXUD Contractor)

ITT

Invitation to Tender

 

JRC

Joint Research Centre

JTPF

EU Joint Transfer Pricing Forum

K - L

KPI

Key Performance Indicator

 

L1 BPM

Level 1 - Global BPM (overview of EU Customs Business Domain and Global Business Data).

L2 BPM

Level 2 - High Level BPM (interactions between the main business processes with each EU Customs Business Domain).

L3 BPM

Level 3 - Business Requirement BPM (flow of the legal and business tasks within each main business process and the interactions between involved stakeholders).

L4 BPM

Level 4 - Functional Requirement BPM (flow of the envisaged system; information exchanges; data rules and conditions; requirements trees; test cases and scenarios).

LISO

Local Information Systems Security Officer

M - N

MAB

Mutual Assistance Broker

MAGHREB

Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia

MANITC

Expert Team for Managed IT Collaboration

MAP

Mutual Agreement Procedure

MASP

Multi-Annual Strategic Plan

MASP-C

Multi-Annual Strategic Plan for Customs

MASP-T

Multi-Annual Strategic Plan for Taxation

MCPP

Master Conformance Test Project Plan

MCPP

Monthly Central Project Plan

m-EMCS

Application for mobile Excise Movement Control System

MFN

Most Favoured Nation

Mini-1SS

Mini One Stop Shop

MIS

Management Information System

MNSW

Maritime National Single Window

MoM

Minutes of Meeting

MOSS

Mini One Stop Shop

MPP

Master Project Plan

MR

Mutual Recognition

MRA

Mutual Recognition Agreement

MRN

Movement Reference Number

MS

Member States

MSA

Member State Administrations

MSCON

Member State of Consumption

MSEST

Member State of Establishment

MSG

Message

MSI

Member States (Information) publication

MSID

Member State of Identification

MSR

Monthly Service Report

MS-T

Testing Member State

 

N/A

Not applicable

NA

National Administration

NAFTA

North American Free Trade Agreement

NB

Nota Bene

NCTS

New Computerised Transit System

NCTS-GMS

NCTS Guarantee Management System

NCTS-TIR-RU

NCTS TIR Russia

NETP

Non-Established Taxable Person

NO

Norway

NOT PLANNED

Project milestones are not defined

NPP

National Project Plan

NPT

National Project Team

NTL

Normal Time Limit

O - P

OCT

Overseas Countries and Territories

ODS

Ozone-Depleting Substances

ODYSSUD

Contact Group for Southern Ports (Barcelona, Koper, Leixoes, Marseille, Piraeus, Trieste)

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OJ

Official Journal of the European Union

OJEU (OJ)

Official Journal of the European Union

OLAF

European Anti-Fraud Office

OPC

Open Public Consultation

OPP

Other Purposes - Permission

OPR

Other Purposes - Request

OR

Observation Report

ORBIS

Open Repository Base on International Strategic Studies

OS

Operating System

OSS

One Stop Shop

OT

Operational team

OWNRES

Electronic system for reporting cases of fraud and irregularity concerning Traditional Own Resources maintained by DG BUDG.

 

PC

Partner Country

PDF

Portable Document Format

PFIC

Passive Foreign Investment Company

PG

Project Group

PMP

Project Management Plan

PN

Presentation Notification

POC

Proof Of Concept

PoC

Point of Contact

PoUS

Proof of Union Status

PS

Project Support

pSAT

Pre-Site Acceptance Test

PSS

Phasing and Scope Specification

Q - R

QA

Quality Assurance

QAC

Quality Assurance Contractor

QC

Quality Control

QMS

Quality Management System

QUOTA2

Electronic system for quota management/allocation 2

 

RACI

Responsibility Accountability Consulted Informed

RALFH

Contact group for Northern Ports (Rotterdam, Antwerpen, Le Havre, Felixstowe, Hamburg

REACH

Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals

REX

Registered Exporters System

RfA

Request for Action

RfC

Request for Change

RI

Request for Information

RIF

Risk Information Form

RIF

Request for Exchange of Information

RMD

Reminder

RN

Request for Notification

RP

Request for Precautionary measures

RPO

Recovery Point Objective

RR

Request for Recovery

RS

Recapitulative Statement

RSS

Regular Shipping Service

RTO

Recovery Time Objective

RTO

Recovery Time Objective

RU

Russia

RUP@EC

Rational Unified Process (RUP) is an iterative software development framework tailored for the needs of the European Commission.

S - T

S2S

System-to-system

SA

Self-Assessment

SAD

Single Administrative document

SAE

Specific Administrative Enquiry

SAFE

WCO Framework of Standards to Secure and Facilitate Trade

SAT

Site Acceptance Testing

SC

Specific Contract

SCAC

Standing Committee of the Member States for Administrative Co-operation

SCE

European Cooperative Society (Societas Cooperativa Europaea)

SCIT

Standing Committee of the Member States responsible for Information Technology

SE

European Company (Societas Europaea)

SEED

System of Exchange of Excise Data

SfA

Submitted for Acceptance

SfR

Submitted for Review

SIF

Spontaneous Exchange of Information

SLA

Service Level Agreement

SME

Small and medium-sized enterprises

SME

Subject Matter Expert

SMS

Specimen Management System

SMT

Service Management Tool

SOA

Service-Oriented Architecture

SOA

Scope Of Activities

SP

Special Procedures

SPEED

Single Portal for Entry or Exit of Data

SPEED2

Single Portal for Entry or Exit of Data 2

SQL

Structured Query Language

SRA

System Requirements Analysis

SRD

System Requirements Definition

SSG

Secure Services Gateway

SSTL

Smart and Secure Trade Lanes

SSTP

Self Service Test Portal

STI

Shared Trader Interface

STL

Special Time Limit - Request

STR

Special Time Limit - Reply

STTA

Standard Transit Test Application - 'light' TTA for MS

SUG

Start Up Guide

SURV 2

Surveillance 2

SURV3

Surveillance 3

SURV-CDC

Surveillance - Customs Duties Calculations

SURV-RECAPP

Surveillance Reception Application

SUSP

Electronic system for suspensions management

SW

Single Window

SW-CVED

Single Window - Common Veterinary Entry Document

 

T2L

Means of proof of the Customs status of Union goods

T2LF

Means of proof of the Customs status of Union goods for goods transported to, from or between non-fiscal areas

TAD

Transit Accompanying Document

TARIC

Integrated Tariff of the European Union

TBC

To be confirmed

TBD

To be defined

TCC

Third Country - Consent

TCG

Trade Contact Group

TCP

Transit Computerisation Project

TCR

Third Country - Request

TDS

Test Design Specification

TEDB

Taxes in Europe Database

TEE

Test Execution Engine

TEMPO

TAXUD Electronic Management of Projects Online

TES

Trans-European System

TESS

Technical Excise System Specification

TIC

Taxation and Information Communication

TIN

Tax Identification Number

TIR

Transports Internationaux Routiers/International Road Transports

TIS

Taxation Information Systems

TMI

Third Member State Information - Request

TMO

Third Member State Information - Oppose

TMS

Tape Management System

TMS

Technical Message Structure

TNA

Transaction Network Analysis

TOC

Terms of Collaboration

ToW

TIN-on-the-Web

TRACES

TRAde Control and Expert System

TRACES NT

TRAde Control and Expert System New Technology

TRP

Test Reference Package

TS

Temporary Storage

TS

Technical Specifications

TSD

Temporary Storage Declaration

TSS

Technical System Specifications

TSS

Taxation Statistics System

TTA

Transit Test Application (test application used for conformance testing)

U - V

U2S

User-to-System

UCC

Union Customs Code (Regulation (EU) No 952/2013)

UCC DA

Union Customs Code Delegated Act (Regulation (EU) 2015/2446)

UCC IA

Union Customs Code Implementing Act (Regulation (EU) 2015/2447)

UCC TDA

Union Customs Code Transitional Delegated Act (Regulation (EU) 2016/341)

UCC WP

Union Customs Code Work Programme

UCITs

Undertakings for Investment in Transferable Securities

UK

United Kingdom

UNECE

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

USA

United States of America

UTR

Unable to retry

UUM

Uniform User Management

UUM & DS

Uniform User Management & Digital Signature

 

VAT

Value Added Tax

VCT

VIES configuration tool

VEF

VAT e-Forms

VIA

VIES Initial Application

VIES

VAT Information Exchange System

VIM

VIES Monitoring

VoW

VIES-on-the-Web

VTA

Vies Test Application

W - X

WA

Withdrawal Agreement

WCF

World Chambers Federation

WCO

World Customs Organisation

WCO HS

World Customs Organisation Harmonised System

WF

Working Field

WP

Work Programme

WTO

World Trade Organisation

 

x-DEV

Development contractor(s)

XLS

Excel file

XSD

XML Schema Definition

x-SM

Service Management contractor(s)