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Customs Policy

Pursuant to Paragraph two, Section 11 of the Law On State Revenue Service, in the implementation of customs policy the following tasks are within the competence of customs authorities of the State Revenue Service:

  • to control compliance with the laws and regulations adopted in customs matters and to prevent violations regarding movement of goods across the state border;
  • to apply and to administer customs tariffs, to collect the customs duty and other duties to be paid at the customs border as provided for in  laws and regulations;
  • to co-operate with foreign customs authorities;
  • to submit reports on activities of customs authorities and basic statistical data in accordance with the procedure provided for in laws and regulations;
  • in accordance with laws and regulations to provide the state authorities, merchants, organisations and natural persons with information on customs matters; to train specialists and increase qualification of specialists regarding customs matters;
  • to co-operate with law enforcement, state control and state administration institutions as well as with other institutions on issues of compliance with laws and regulations adopted in customs matters;
  • to carry out international obligations assumed by the state in relation to customs;
  • to perform investigation in matters regarding criminal offences in the field of customs matters;
  • to study samples and to provide opinion on the study of the samples made;
  • to provide chemical expertise appointed by the court.

Last modified: 07.04.2015

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