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Regulations for Exporters in Italy
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Shipments originating from Italy that are destined outside of the EU must comply with certain regulations, which may involve attaching specific declarations with the required shipping documentation or including them in the commercial invoice.

Below are the most common export declarations encountered. To avoid potential customs delays, UPS recommends including all of the below declarations, as well as the applicable declarations for goods with preferential origins, in any export shipment documentation. The declarations should be addressed to the appropriate customs authority, include the tracking number of the shipment, date and number of the invoice and the location, date and signature of the exporter. For more information about the required export documentation for each country, you can visit www.agenziadogane.it and consult the TARIC customs tariff section.

Regulation (EC) No.  428/2009 - Dual Use items
"I hereby declare under my own responsibility that the products covered by this declaration are not falling under the Regulation EC 1334/2000 and its amendments which sets up a Community regime for the control of exports of dual-use items and technology, and they are therefore intended for civil purposes only. I understand that civil and criminal penalties may be imposed for making false or fraudulent statements herein."

Regulation (EC) No. 116/2009 - Cultural goods
"I hereby declare under my own responsibility that the products covered by this declaration are not falling under the Regulation EC 3911/1992 on the export of cultural goods. I understand that civil and criminal penalties may be imposed for making false or fraudulent statements herein."

Regulation (EC) No. 1236/2005 - Goods which could be used for inhumane treatment
"I hereby declare under my own responsibility that the products covered by this declaration are not falling under the Regulation EC 1236/2005 concerning trade in certain goods which could be used for capital punishment, torture or other
cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. I understand that civil and criminal penalties may be imposed for making false or fraudulent statements herein."


Washington Convention (C.I.T.E.S) and Regulation (EC) 338/97 - Animals and plants endangered of extinction
"I hereby declare under my own responsibility that the products covered by this declaration are not falling under the Washington Convention and the Regulation EC 338/97 protecting wild animals and plants. I understand that civil and criminal penalties may be imposed for making false or fraudulent statements herein."

Regulation CE 1523/2007 - Dog/cat furs
"I hereby declare under my own responsibility that the products covered by this declaration are not falling under the Regulation EC 1523/2007and does not contain any cat/dog furs".

Goods with a preferential origin
For shipments of goods produced in the EU and qualifying for preferential origin, exporters should add one of the following declarations, depending on the following circumstances.

Goods with a value up to EUR 6000:
"The exporter of the products covered by this document declares that, except where otherwise clearly indicated, these products are of.........preferential origin".
N.B: This declaration must always be added on the invoice too.

Goods with a value above EUR 6000:

Exporters are required to charge UPS with asking for the EUR 1 Certficate (or EUR / MED):

"With this letter we charge UPS Italia srl with asking the appropriate customs authority to release the EUR 1 (or EUR-Med) Certificate and subscribing it on our behalf. We declare that the goods covered by the invoice nr........dated............ are produced in ................ and satisfy the rules of preferential origin. We are available to supply any required documentation and information for releasing the above mentioned certificate."

Goods destined to Turkey and with a value above EUR 100

Exporters are required to charge UPS with asking for the A.TR Certificate:

"With this letter we charge UPS Italia srl with asking the appropriate customs authority to release the A.TR. certificate and subscribing it on our behalf. We declare that the goods covered by the invoice nr........dated............are produced in....................... We are available to supply any required documentation and information for releasing the above mentioned certificate."

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