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Taxation and Customs Union

Import Control System 2 - Release 3

ICS2 Release 3


Operators carrying goods on maritime and inland waterways and roads and railways.


The final release becomes effective on 1 March 2024.


Operators have to complete ENS dataset for all goods in these sectors, including postal and express consignments.

More precisely:
Maritime, road and rail carriers will have to submit ENS data to ICS2. This includes postal and express carriers who transport goods using these modes of transport as well as other parties, such as logistic providers, and in certain circumstances also final consignees established in the EU, will have to submit ENS data to ICS2.

Further ICS2 project documentation for Release 3 can be consulted here.