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What Information Do I Need For New EU Shipments?

If you're importing into the EU, you'll need to have your EORI number, VAT, registration number, and other information.

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If you’re going to start shipping with Flexport in the EU, we’ll need a few pieces of information. When initiating a new EU shipment, please share the following with your Flexport team:

  • If you have an EORI number, what is it? If you don’t have an EORI number, who is going to act as the Importer of Record?
  • Under whose Value Added Tax (VAT) number will the import be filed?
  • VAT: Do you have a fiscal representative (Limited Fiscal Representative/General Fiscal Representative)?
  • VAT: Do you have a deferment account
  • What is the company's registration number?
  • What is your registered address?
  • Where is your legal entity incorporated?
  • Where are you shipping to? 
  • Are you shipping to business or consumers (B2B/B2C)?
  • What are the incoterms?

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