Any person who intends to perform customs formalities and wants to ensure legal security regarding the determination of the origin of goods can apply for a BOI.
An application for binding origin information can be lodged at the competent customs authority in the Member State where that person is established or at the competent customs authority in the Member State where a BOI shall be used. The authority competent to accept BOI applications in Slovenia is the Financial Administration of the Republic of Slovenia, General Financial Office, 55 Šmartinska cesta, 1001 Ljubljana.
The application form for a BOI is not prescribed, however, all information must be provided in order to determine the origin of goods. A BOI application is submitted in the Slovenian language. Common data requirements for applications and decisions are laid down in Annex A of the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/2446. Data (mandatory, optional) which an application for a BOI decision must contain are the following: