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By obtaining Authorized Exporter status, businesses can enjoy more streamlined and efficient customs procedures, facilitating international trade and contributing to a more competitive position in the global market. It is important for businesses to understand the specific requirements and benefits associated with Authorized Exporter status in their respective regions.

International agreements that specify proving the preferential origin of goods with origin certificates (such as EUR.1) state that for exporters who frequently export goods, customs authorities can grant the authority to self-declare the origin of goods for any amount.


This means that the trader is not required to obtain a certificate proving the origin of each shipment from customs. Instead, there is an option to prepare an origin declaration on the invoice. In simple terms, it's an "automated EUR.1 certificate."

Who can apply for this status?

Any trader registered in the European union who manufactures products, goods, raw materials, and/or is distributor of the goods.

Why is the Authorized Exporter status so important?

It allows save costs and time when conducting transactions between European Union countries and those outside the European Union. It also expedites the export of products to new markets (there is no need to obtain a certificate; it only requires updating the list of Authorized Exporter export countries).


Article 67
Authorized Exporter Authorization
(Code Article 64(1))
If the applicable preferential regi
me does not specify a value threshold up to which a non-authorized exporter can prepare an invoice declaration or origin declaration, then the specified value threshold is 6000 EUR for each shipment.

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