Important Declaration for cargo to EU countries
EU 24 Hours Advanced Manifest Rule - Entry Summary Declaration (ENS)
Customs will use the data to perform risk-based controls primarily for safety and security purposes.1/ What goods / shipments are covered?
* Import cargoes to EU
* Transshipment via EU
2/ What must be declared?
*Shipper (in full details incl. company name, address, zip code or postal code, city and country);
* Consignee (“To Order” is acceptable. If it is a named consignee, full details incl. company name,
address, zip code or postal code, city and country are required);
* Notify (in full details incl. company name, address, zip code or postal code, city and country);
* Container number and seal number;
* Clear, accurate description of goods;
* Package description or code;
* 4 or 6 Digit Harmonized System Commodity code (6 digit HS code is preferred).
* UN dangerous goods code (if applicable)
3/ What must be declared? -Additional Info
- HS Code:
* If you do not want to show HS code on B/L, please state your request to DOC Dept. on S/I (B/L sample).
* For the purpose to improve the efficiency in risk assessment, 6 digit HS code is strongly recommended
to avoid typing error or misunderstanding in translating of different languages for commodity description.
- Zip codes (postal codes) of Shipper, Consignee and Notify party
4/ Summary Declaration (ENS) at least 24 hours prior to loading the cargo on a vessel bound for
the European Union
Any later or incorrect S/I will seriously impact our rating and inputting process and possibly lead to ENS
submission failure. Container might be rejected to load on board and amendment fee or penalty might be incurred.