Version: 1.0.20.21 (2020-10-12 14:45)

Trade contracts

You must ensure that your trade contract is in writing and contains the following main items

  • name and quantity of the good you are importing
  • description of the good including its specifications, quality, etc.
  • mode of payment for the good
  • address and time limit of delivery and receipt of the good
  • terms of delivery of the good
  • total value of goods in any currency, the equivalent of which must be indicated in EUR
  • means of transport

Please note that your contract may also contain other elements.

For more information on customs, visit the website of DG Taxation and Customs Union.

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