Taxation and Customs Union

SP/SASP eLearning course on (SP) Simplified Procedures and (SASP) Single Authorisation for Simplified Procedures


Before you start…

This eLearning course was developed under the EU Cooperation Programme Customs 2013, in line with the legal specifications of the Community Customs Code (CCC).

For the moment, the course has not yet been updated to include possible amendments introduced by the new EU customs legislation, the Union Customs Code (UCC), which entered into force on 1 May 2016.

Content of the course

This training provides detailed practical guidance for economic operators and customs officials on how to implement Simplified clearance Procedures (SP) and Single Authorisation for Simplified Procedures.
The course also provides information on criteria and risks in two separated mini-modules, which are proposed after the course itself

Who is this course for?

The course has been developed to help EU customs officials and economic operators using or dealing with Simplified Procedures (SP) and Single Authorisation for Simplified Procedures (SASP).

How was this course developed?

The course has been developed by the European Commission’s department for Taxation and Customs Union, in collaboration with expert customs officials and trade representatives.

How to use these eLearning courses?

The eLearning modules are free to download and are easy to use.

They can be used as standalone courses (download the .zip file which includes iso, exe, html or html5 formats) or integrated in your local LMS system (scorm format).

The ‘Quick Start Guide’ in the download package explains how to install the courses on your PC or system.

For the best performance of our eLearnings, we recommend in general the HTML5 format. This version does not include any Flash content and will run on most devices and modern browsers. To run the HTML5 version we recommend using the following specified browsers:

  • Windows: Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Mac: Safari 7 and later, Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Mobile: Safari in Apple iOS 7 and later, Google Chrome (latest version) in Android OS 4.1 and later

For specific information on each course, please consult the following table.

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Availiable module

The course of 180 min consists of seven parts.

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Available languages

Simplified procedures (SP) and Single Authorisation for SP

  1. Course introduction
  2. Context and key concepts
  3. Application and authorisation process – part one
  4. Application and authorisation process – part two
  5. Operation and management of SP and SASP
  6. Course summary
  7. Assessment

10 min
60 min
45 min
45 min
30 min
15 min



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