Extra-Trade Declaration System / Help with online declaration

3 Extra-trade types of declaration

In cases where the customs clearance of exports and imports is made using the IT procedure ATLAS (Automated tariff and local customs clearance system) or a customs form, a separate (additional) transmission of foreign trade data to the Federal Statistical Office is not required. More detailed information on ATLAS can be accessed at zoll.de  

Only in the following cases may declarations be directly transmitted to the Federal Statistical Office:

- Single authorisation procedure

- Failure concept ATLAS - exports

- Orally/conclusively declared exports with a weight of more than 1,000 kg (bulk goods)

- Intra-Community arrivals/dispatches of dutiable goods

- Corrections

- Cancellations in ATLAS - exports

- Special forms for ships? stores (if a customs declaration is not required)

- Simplified export declaration regarding movements of goods that are only subject to statistical declaration

Forms of export declaration

Online file declaration using the IDEV declaration system

Single Administrative Document, copy no. 2

Form for corrections/cancellations

Other notifications after consultation with the Federal Statistical Office (for instance cancellation of export declarations)

Simplified export declaration regarding movements of goods that are only subject to statistical declaration

Forms of import declaration

Online file declaration using the IDEV declaration system

Single Administrative Document, copy no. 7

Form for corrections outside ATLAS - imports

  1. 3.1 IDEV file declaration for extra-trade statistics
  2. 3.2 Uploading declaration files in the ASCII-Format  
  3. 3.3 Uploading test declaration files in the ASCII-Format