EDIFACT Customs Declaration (CUSDEC)

Electronic customs declaration or manifest in the UN/EDIFACT format.

"This Customs Declaration Message (CUSDEC) permits the transfer of data from a declarant to a customs administration for the purpose of meeting legislative and/or operational requirements in respect of the declaration of goods for import, export or transit. The message may also be used, for example: to transmit data from an exporter in one country to an importer in another country; to transmit consignment data from one customs administration to another; to transmit data from a customs authority to other governments agencies and/or interested administrations; to transmit data from a declarant to the appropriate data collection agency on the movement of goods between statistical territories."

Use Cases

CUSDEC is part of the International Forwarding and Transport Message set (IFTM). The EDI ANSI X12 equivalent is EDI 309 Customs Manifest.


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