What is the EORI number and what is it for?
The EORI is a number assigned by the customs authorities that fulfills the function of registration and unique identifier for any economic operator, which will be valid in all the Member States of the European Union.
The EORI number is necessary to be able to carry out customs operations. The data required to apply for the EORI are:
● Business name or full name of the company.
● Address of the tax domicile
● Date of incorporation of the company
Who should use an EORI number?
Any company or person wishing to carry out customs clearance operations must have an EORI number.
How do I apply for and obtain an EORI number?
In the case of Spain, the application for the EORI number must be made through the State Tax Administration Agency (AEAT). The process can be completed in approximately 48 hours.
Once the EORI number is obtained, it will be unique and valid in all member states of the European Union. For more information, please find attached a link to the EORI Official Guide.