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Economic Operators Registration & Identification System (EORI) - CY National procedure for EORI registration
    EORI is Customs’ official registration system. Any economic operator or individual established in the EU, or a third country, ought to register in the EORI system in order to acquire an identification number [art. 4l(1) and 4l(3) of the Implementing Provisions of the Customs Community Code - Regulation (EEC) no. 2454/93].

    Customs registration occurs through the completion and submission of application form C1000 to any district Customs office. Relevant information can be found on the CY Customs’ website by clicking here.

    Economic Operators Registration and Identification System (EORI) – Procedure for CY registration

    1. Application Forms

    Economic operators established in the CY Customs’ territory must complete the application form C1000. Those not established in this territory must complete the application forms C1000 and C1000D.

    2. Signing the application form

    Application forms C1000 and C1000D must be signed according to one of the following procedures:

      (a) By a person referred to in the Certificate of Directors, in the presence of a Customs Officer

      (b) By a person referred to in the Certificate of Directors, provided that their signature is appropriately certified*

      (c) By an appropriately authorised representative*, in the presence of a Customs Officer.


    *See APPENDIX, §Competent Authorities for certification of signatures


    3. Required Documents

      A) For Economic Operators established in EU Customs territory

        (a) Natural persons:

          · Identification Card or Passport

          · Copy of VAT registration certificate (if applicable)

          · In case of a representative, an appropriately certified authorisation*

        (b) Legal Persons or Associations of persons:

          · Copy of Registrar of Companies Certificate

          · Copy of Directors’ Certificate

          · Copy of VAT registration certificate (if applicable)

          · In case of a representative, an appropriately certified authorisation*



      B) For Economic Operators not established in EU Customs territory

        (a) Natural persons:

          · Identification Card or Passport

          · Copy of VAT registration certificate (if applicable)

          · In case of a representative, an appropriately certified authorisation*


        (b) Legal Persons or Associations of persons:


          · An original, or a certified copy, of Legal Person Registration Certificate (acquired from the Business Register of the relevant third country)

          · An original, or a certified copy, of the Director’s Certificate

          · Copy of VAT registration certificate (if applicable)

          · In case of a representative, an appropriately certified authorisation*

      *See APPENDIX §Competent Authorities for certification of signatures
    4. Application Submission
    Applications and necessary supporting documents must be submitted to the relevant district’s Customs Office.
    If the second procedure for signing the application is chosen (see §2.b) and the individual is abroad, the application and any necessary supporting document can be posted to the following address:
    Customs Headquarters,
    Ministry of Finance
    1440 – Nicosia
    5. Completion of the registration procedure
    The time required for the completion of the registration procedure is estimated at one to five working days, provided that all the submitted documents have been accurately completed.
    The EORI registration certificate is then issued and sent to the applicant by post.
    Applicants can confirm the accuracy of their EORI numbers through the EU database, on the following address:
    http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/dds2/eos/eori_home.jsp?Lang=en&Screen=0


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