Legislation Announcements

YYS electronic guide

As of September 1, 2020, YYS applications will not be accepted in paper media and applications will be made in electronic media.
Within the scope of Circular No. 2020-17 on the subject, the YYS electronic guide has been published.

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For YYS applications

General Directorate of Customs published an article about "Manufacturer Notification Form" required for YYS applications.
In the article, in accordance with the amendment to the regulation on the facilitation of customs procedures made on 21.02.2020 it is specified as follows;
For foreign trading companies, sectorial foreign trade companies and/or companies with status of group exporter to benefit from rights and privileges under YYS in their certificate applications, it is required that all facilities of companies for which they carry out export operations must be specified in application form given in Annex-1/A and questionnaire for given in Annex 2 and reported to the Regional Directorate via manufacturer,
From the date of filing the certificate application, it is stated that only the exports of the companies notified in accordance with this paragraph should be carried out.


Authorized Economic Operator Certificate Electronic Application Procedures

General Directorate of Customs issued a circular on “YYS electronic application procedures".
It is stated in circular that; in accordance with Article 11 of the regulation on the facilitation of customs procedures, the application procedures to be made through the “E-devlet kapısı” for the authorized economic operator certificate must be carried out in accordance with the prepared guidelines.
Until 01.09.2020, depending on the applicant's preference, application procedures can also be performed in paper media, but after this date, certificate applications will be made in electronic media.


Click here for Circular No 2020/17.
Click here for the YYS E-Application Guide.


“Authorized receiver operations” guide for operations within the scope of the authorized receiver application.

The “authorized receiver operations” guide for operations within the scope of the authorized receiver application has been published.

https://ticaret.gov.tr/data/5efb39d713b876a6184136ce/%C4%B0zinli%20Al%C4%B1c%C4%B1%20%C4%B0%C5%9Flemleri%20K%C4%B1lavuzu.pdf


Coronavirus Measures - Authorized Economic Operator Applications

In the article published by the General Directorate of customs, it was published that the periods stopped for obligations should be continued from 30.06.2020, and the periods related to events that give rise to obligations in the articles specified after 19.03.2020 should also be started on 30.06.2020. 


Communiqué on the Repeal of the Communiqué on the Monitoring Of Authorized Economic Operators

From The Ministry Of Commerce:
COMMUNIQUÉ ON THE REPEAL OF THE COMMUNIQUÉ ON THE MONITORING OF AUTHORIZED ECONOMIC OPERATORS
Article 1- Communiqué on the Monitoring of Authorized Economic Operators published in the Official Gazette dated 14/3/2017 and numbered 30007 have been repealed.
Article 2-This communiqué enters into force on the date of publication.
Article 3- The provisions of this communiqué are executed by the Minister of Commerce.


On-Site Customs Clearance Pilot Application for Imports

Article was published for starting import on-site customs clearance pilot application in Yalova Customs.

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Customs Regulation Changes

Information circulars related to changes in customs regulations are added. Click here to download related circulars.


Reporting of Discrepancies Identified within the Scope of the Annual Activity Report

A circular was published stating that if there is a criminal situation after the annual reports are issued, the Relevant Customs Authority should be notified.


Reporting of Discrepancies Identified Within the Scope of the Annual Activity Report


Reporting of Discrepancies Identified Within the Scope of the Annual Activity Report

Documents have been determined according to requested permit in applications for approved exporter authority within the scope of regulation on facilitating customs procedures .


Within The Scope of Coronavirus Measures of General Directorate of Customs

Within The Scope Of Coronavirus Measures of General Directorate Of Customs; preliminary inspection activities of applicants, on-site inspection activities, change notices, lump sum guarantee presentation, annual activity report that give rise to obligations are stopped until a second notification as of 19/03/2020.


Amendment to the Regulation on the Facilitation of Customs Procedures

About amending the regulation on the facilitation of customs procedures, it was stated that with amendment updated the regulation software improvements were made for annex-24 and Annex-29 forms added to the Annex-2. 


Amendment to the Regulation on the Facilitation of Customs Procedures


Companies with Authorized Economic Operator Certificate Traded On Green Line

The type of inspection for imports and warehouse declarations of companies having authorized economic operator certificate traded on the Green Line, notified to operator after a 20-minute waiting period following the registration of the declaration and monitoring import and warehouse declarations that are notified in a waiting period of 20 minutes by the relevant customs office through BİLGE → detailed declaration → TCGB Officer Operations → open declarations → import declarations section and it is stated that it is possible to change the line if it is deemed necessary during this time.


To the attention of companies with authorized economic operator certificates traded on the Green line!


Summary of Changes in Customs Procedures Facilitation Regulation

Please click here to get summary information about the changes in the customs procedures facilitation regulation


Comparison table and statement notes of the Ministry of Commerce regarding the changes made in the regulation on the facilitation of customs procedures

A comparison table and statement notes of the Ministry of trade were attached to the changes made in the regulation on the facilitation of customs procedures.


Comparison Table
Comments on changes in the GIK


Questions, opinions and suggestions form in the regulation on the facilitation of customs procedures

Through the ministry's website, the proposal form for your questions and suggestions that you think should be made in the regulation on the facilitation of customs procedures has been implemented.


https://www.ticaret.gov.tr/gumruk-islemleri/yetkilendirilmis-yukumlu-statusu/gik-yonetmeligi-soru-gorus-ve-oneri-formu/soru-gorus-ve-oneri-formu


Annual Activity Report Submitted To Regional Directorates

An attached article was published about the discrepancy in the number of declarations contained in the annual reports and the number of declarations of the KDS system.


Discount on the Minimum Fee Tariff.!

25% discount may be applied to the minimum fee tariff for export operations of sectorial foreign trade firms, foreign trade capital companies, companies with authorized economic operator certificate, approved exporter authority and/or authorized obliged certificate.


Correction in closed declarations

Correction in closed declarations (Applications made in accordance with Customs Act 73/2 Article, article 121/4 of the customs regulation.- articles 161 / A of the customs procedures facilitation regulation )


About Annual Reports

In the article distributed by the General Directorate of Customs to the regional directorates, the annual activity reports submitted to the regional directorates are examined, the number of declarations registered in the reports and the number of declarations obtained as a result of the KDS query are missing and/or excess and our article about how to act in such cases is attached