Request for Payment (UTB):

Notification received by the declarant via Customs’s AGS. It states among other things the taxes due.


Declaration for veterinary goods (live animals, products with animal origin and foodstuffs). These goods must be inspected at import by the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA).

Customs value

The value of the goods up to the border of the EU. To determine the correct customs value, different methods can be used such as: transaction value of the imported goods, transaction value identical / similar goods, backfill method, calculated value method and reasonable means


Delivery agreements between buyer and seller. Incoterms, among other things, are arranged for whose transport and insurance costs. They can roughly be divided into maritime, air transport and other. The maritime incoterms are: FAS, FOB, CFR, CIF. The incoterms for air freight: CPT. The other incoterms: EXW, FCA, DAP, DAT, DDP. In practice, these incoterms are often used interchangeably.

Contract Direct Representation (DR)

Agreement between the representative (customs agent) and represented (importer or exporter, third party). The representative authorizes representative to do from his / her name and account, customs declaration.

Non Manipulation certificate

Document then serves as proof that the goods have not been manipulated during the customs transport or that irregularities have been detected. This document is mainly used in transit. This document has always been endorsed by Customs.


Origin document used in trade between the E.U. and Turkey. This contains information about the shipment and is signed by the customs or the exporter or his representative, only i.c.m. with the right permits. In the case of incoming goods accompanied by A.TR, a reduced or zero rate can be introduced

Supplier Statement (LTD)

Declaration by a supplier to the exporter about the origin of the delivered goods. This document has a fixed layout and must be signed.

Certificate of Origin (CVO)

Non preferential origin document. No reduced or zero rate can be obtained with a CVO. However, several countries require that a certificate of origin be present with the goods, for example for commercial policy reasons.


The same principle as a EUR1. Used in trade between the Pan-Euro-Mediterranean countries and offers additional possibilities with regard to cumulative origin requirements.