Manual for use of document types for export

Goods in containers/trailers that are delivered to the Dutch ports for export must be included in the terminal administration.

You can communicate this information to the terminal through our service Notification Export Documentation. This manual will assist you in passing on the correct document type and document number, so that the goods in the container/trailer can be delivered to the terminal.


Description of type of customs declaration, notification or customs status Document type Document number Deliver container to Customs at terminal or customs warehouse* Declaration system Note
Regulation export Union goods to destinations outside of the Customs area of the Union

Status declaration ‘Release of Goods’ (ROG)

EX (+18 positions) MRN number of the Customs declaration

(e.g. 20NL000511168226E0)

No AGS/DMS or system other member state
Regulation export Union goods to areas of the Union with adjusted VAT rules

Status declaration ‘Release of Goods’ (ROG)

CO (+18 positions) MRN number of the Customs declaration

(e.g. 20NL000511168226E0)

No AGS/DMS or system other member state This concerns the Canary Islands, Mount Athos, the French overseas territories, the Aland Islands and the Channel Islands
Regulation export Union goods to EFTA countries EU (+18 positions) MRN number of the Customs declaration

(e.g. 20NL000511168226E0)

No AGS/DMS or system other member state The EFTA-countries are Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein
Regulation external Union transit (T transport and T1 transport) terminating at a terminal in the Netherlands RT1 (+18 positions) MRN number of the Customs declaration

(e.g. 20NL000511168226E0)

No NCTS Goods must be presented at customs office of exit. Declarations are deregistered by the terminal and in exceptional cases by Customs
Regulation internal Union transit (T2 transport) terminating at a terminal in the Netherlands RT2 (+18 positions) MRN number of the Customs declaration

(e.g. 20NL000511168226E0)

No NCTS Goods must be presented at customs office of exit. Declarations are deregistered by the terminal and in exceptional cases by Customs
Regulation external Union transit (T and T1 transport) TT1 (+18 positions) MRN number of the Customs declaration

(e.g. 20NL000511168226E0)

No NCTS Transport does not terminate in the Netherlands but document continues to accompany the goods after departure by sea
Regulation internal Union transit (T2 transport) TT2 (+18 positions) MRN number of the Customs declaration

(e.g. 20NL000511168226E0)

No NCTS Transport does not terminate in the Netherlands but document continues to accompany the goods after departure by sea
Transporting Union goods from one Union member state to another. Union transaction, no export ICT The number of the CMR or the invoice No Not applicable
Placement in customs warehouse following a placement declaration IM7 (+18 positions) MRN number of the Customs declaration

(e.g. 20NL000511168226E0)

No AGS/DMS
Transit excise document AAD Administrative Reference Code (ARC) of the EMCS declaration No EMCS Involves the transport of excisable goods within the EU
Army document terminating upon arrival at the terminal in the Netherlands RAR Unique sequence number Army document No Army schriftelijk
Transit army document which continues to accompany the goods after departure from the Netherlands by sea TAR Unique sequence number Army document No Army schriftelijk
Carnet TIR terminating at the terminal in the Netherlands TIR-R TIR Carnet Country Code and number

(e.g. TIR-NL123456)

Yes TIR
Carnet TIR transit which continues to accompany the goods after departure from the Netherlands by sea TIR-D TIR Carnet Country Code and number

(e.g. TIR-NL123456)

Yes TIR
Emergency procedure final export from the Union for an ECS declaration REX REX followed by the EORI number of the declaring party. In case of multiple declarations, a letter must be added, e.g. A, B, AA, AB etc. Yes Written
Emergency procedure final export from the Union for an NCTS declaration RTR RTR followed by a unique number for the NCTS declaration. In a simplified procedure for authorisation holders, the declarant creates this number himself. In the normal procedure, the number is created by Customs Yes Written
ATA transit carnet ATA Unique sequence number of the ATA carnet No ATA written
Tank container with residue statement

(Empty uncleaned tank containers with residue)

TNK EORI number exporter No Not applicable
Re-export notification KWU BL number of the Declaration for Temporary Storage No Not applicable

*If ‘CWP’: Centraal Werkpunt (CWP) Douane Maasvlakte, Bosporusstraat 5, 3199 LJ Maasvlakte Rotterdam

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