Belgium Customs Down Time: January 14, 2021

Posted by Expeditors on Jan 14, 2021 9:17:35 AM

Customs and Excise in Belgium have announced an emergency closure of their declaration system between Friday, January 15, 2021, at 18:00 and Sunday, January 17, 2021, at 16:00. 

During this time, declaration release for import and export shipments will not be available.

An emergency procedure for manual declaration releases as been released under Emergency procedure PLDA N03600: Maintenance of our production environment that must be followed during this time. 

This is a manual process that requires physical documents to be presented and stamped at the port, and should only be considered in an extreme emergency

Please reach out to your local Expeditors representatives should you have any questions. 

Topics: Customs, Brexit, European Union, Belgium, Europe