The new electronic system for applications for Authorized Economic Operators (eAEO-STP) will be in production from 1st October 2019. From this date and onwards any applications for authorized AEOs will be submitted electronically and paper applications will not be acceptable.
The submission of AEO applications will be done electronically through trader portal (Specific Trader Portal - STP), with which economic operators will access. The link for entering eAEO – STP is https://customs.ec.europa.eu/gtp/
Economic Operators portal (STP) interconnects with EU EOS-AEO Management system where AEO applications will be managed and relevant decisions will be issued. Access to eAEO – STP portal will be useful to economic operators intending to submit ΑΕΟ applications, already authorized ΑΕΟs and to representatives that will represent applications of Economic Operators. For the registration of Economic Operators or/and their representatives that will have access to eAEO – STP must follow the registration procedure to eAEO – STP by submitting application form C 1003 ΑΕΟ. In case an Economic Operator will authorize a representative to do the procedure for submitting the application, the procedure for representation for eAEO – STP must be followed.
Economic Operators can use eAEO – STP, for the submission and management of their application, for information regarding the condition of their application, for exchanging information with customs authorities and finally for information about the decision of customs authorities for granting or not the AEO authorization.
Information and training material can be found here. E – learning material can be found here.
Information regarding trader's portal can be found here.
Please note the portal eAEO – STP must be used with Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.