Before applying, you are free to contact the customs in your country to ask for general information or advice on the applicable legislation, including classification of goods. Such information will not be binding on the customs.
Steps to follow
A BTI decision can only be used for goods for which customs formalities are completed after the start date of validity of the decision.
Since 1 October 2019 all BTI correspondence between the economic operator and the customs authority is happening through the Trader Portal. This includes among others applications by economic operators for BTI decisions, requests by the customs authority for further information on the product being classified and the economic operators’ replies to those questions.
Member States that host a national BTI system offer a national trader portal.
Economic operators in these Member States or economic operators wishing to submit a BTI application to the authorities of these Member States will lodge their BTI applications through that Member State’s national Trader Portal.