Conferences and events
Conferences and other events on taxation and customs topics
EU Customs Reform
On 17 May 2023, the Commission put forward proposals for the most ambitious and comprehensive reform of the EU Customs Union since its establishment in 1968.
Introduction on Customs Controls
Customs are involved in the implementation and enforcement of EU legislation on import and export from and to non-EU countries.
Wise Persons Group on Challenges Facing the Customs Union (WPG)
In order to stimulate “thinking outside the box” in the EU debate on the future of the Customs Union, the Commission calls on external expertise and establishes a “Wise Persons Group on Challenges Facing the Customs Union” (WPG).
EU Customs strategy
The Customs Union is a foundation of the European Union and an essential element in the functioning of the single market
Customs Procedures for import and export
Customs procedures on import, transit and export of goods: customs declarations, customs decisions, EORI, clearance, storage and more
- EU measures following the Russian invasion of Ukraine
- Union International cooperation in customs matters
- Value Added Tax Cooperation
- Regional & bilateral instruments
- World Customs Organization
- Origin of the Goods
- The pan-Euro-Mediterranean cumulation and the PEM Convention
- Third countries
- EU legislation implementing international customs provisions
Taxation and customs legislation, infringements, case law
National customs administrations
EU Training and Competency frameworks for Customs and Taxation
Supporting co-operation between national customs administrations - exchange information, develop skills and competences and share best working practices
The project, initiated by the European Commission, aims to replace paper-format customs procedures with EU-wide electronic procedures to create a more efficient and modern customs environment.