As of 1 October 2019 the EU Customs Trader Portal is the single point of access to interact with those EU customs systems that are connected to the portal.
The EU Customs Trader Portal provides a single access point to the online systems for “Authorised Economic Operators” (AEO) as well as “European Binding Tariff Information” (EBTI).
In 2020 it will also connect to the Information Sheet system (INF) for Special Procedures.
As the aim of this portal is to harmonise the accesses to the different EU customs systems, it is expected that in a near future all other EU customs systems will be connected to this portal.
Authentication to access the EU Customs Trader Portal will happen through the “Uniform User Management & Digital Signature” system (UUM&DS).
Economic operators and other persons need to possess an Economic Operators Registration and Identification number (EORI) and the appropriate roles assigned to access the system.
In order to obtain an EORI number and role, economic operators and other persons need to contact the competent authority for EORI registration in the country where they are established. After being authenticated in UUM&DS, end-users will be able to:
The portal and the customs systems can be accessed after authentication through the UUM&DS.
System for EU traders to manage authorisation assignments (delegations).
In this module, accessible via the Common Communication Network (CCN2), National Service Desks can view technical monitoring of the activities in EU Customs Trader Portal and the Specific Trader Portals (STPs)