The single administrative document (SAD) is a form used for customs declarations in the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Turkey, the Republic of North Macedonia and Serbia. It is composed of a set of eight copies each with a different function. Using one single document reduces the administrative burden and increases the standardisation and harmonisation of data collected on trade.
Read more on the presentation and use of the form.
The document covers the placement of any goods under any customs procedure such as: export, free circulation, transit (where the New Computerised Transit System was not used), warehouses, temporary admission, inward and outward processing, etc.
More on data harmonisation and coding in the:
More information on data collected and codes used by Member States on a national basis for procedures, certificates, documents and authorizations.
Guidance documents to ensure uniform implementation and a common understanding of the legislation concerning the SAD.