AGS2 – New Customs System Import Declarations – Update II

Sagitta Import will be migrated to the new AanGifteSysteem (AGS2 – Declaration System) of the Dutch Customs.

Officially The Dutch Customs has initiated the 2nd phase of the migration the 7th of October ’13.

On the 7th of October the existing users of AGS1 (Storage declarations) have been migrated to the new Customs system. All the users of AGS1 were customers of Softpak bv.

For the migration of the import declarations The Dutch Customs has introduced a pre-phase, whereby a limited number of customer can switch to the new AGS2 system. The pre-phase has been extended until the 1st of February ’14.

At this point of time only 1 Customs Broker is allowed to send import declarations via the new AGS2 system to The Dutch Customs. In the coming weeks another Customs Broker is going to use the new system with primarily declarations from Schiphol Airport.

Softpak expects to connect its first customer to AGS2 the beginning of December ‘13.  Up till the end of the pre-phase another 2 customers of Softpak will be migrated.

The pre-phase will be closed by the end of January ’14.  The Dutch Customs is planning to migrate the remaining users of Sagitta Import, during the period 1st of February ’14 up till the 30th of April ’14.

If there is more news regarding the migration of the 1st Softpak customer to AGS2 a news update will be published.

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