About the course
We examine the requirements for registration and management of the authorisation processes, including requirements and processes for Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status as well as the general management of Customs licenses and certificates. We also address the application of risk management techniques to ensure compliance with Customs requirements and to mitigate the risk of non-compliance.
What you learn
On successful completion of this topic, you will be able to independently handle standard and more complex situations involving Customs authorisations, including those relating to Authorised Economic Operators (AEO), and ensure compliance with Customs requirements. This includes having a broad understanding and detailed knowledge of the following concepts and systems and being able to apply and use this knowledge in your daily activities as a Customs professional:
Registration as a legal trading entity
You will gain a detailed knowledge and understanding of the criteria, processes and procedures required to receive a license or certificate to become a legal trading entity.
Authorised Economic Operators (AEO)
You will gain a detailed knowledge and understanding of the criteria, processes and procedures relating to AEO, including the categories of AEO. This will include a sound knowledge of the legal framework covering the specific provisions for the various decisions that may be granted in relation to an AEO.
Managing Customs Licenses and Certificates
You will gain a detailed knowledge and understanding of the authorisation processes and status regarding Customs licenses and certificates (e.g. authorisation to place goods under a special procedure or to allow the lodging of simplified declarations), including ongoing compliance with the terms and conditions of such authorisations.
You will gain a detailed knowledge and understanding of the concepts, framework and processes relating to the effective management of risk in the Customs context, with particular emphasis on mitigating the risk of non-compliance with Customs requirements.
You will gain a detailed knowledge and understanding of the legal provisions and procedures relating to the enforcement of Customs requirements by the relevant authorities. This includes a knowledge and understanding of the various activities undertaken by Customs to assess compliance, including general controls, audit and investigation; a knowledge and understanding of Customs offences; and the rights and responsibilities of economic operators.