Binding Tariff Information (BTI)

Rules for obtaining Binding Tariff Information (BTI)

The following rules must be followed when obtaining a BTI:

  • You should only apply for BTI if you plan an import or export operation.
  • A BTI is only binding for imports or exports after the BTI's start of validity.
  • An application must be in respect of only one type of product.
  • Information you supply to obtain BTI will be stored on a database of the Commission of the European Union. Customs authorities throughout the Union may use this information to ensure uniform application of the customs tariff.
  • If you disagree with the classification given on the BTI you may appeal the decision.

Next: How to apply for Binding Tariff Information (BTI)