Authorised economic operator (AEO)


The main purpose of the AEO status is to improve security on external borders of the Union and at the same time to speed up the movement of goods through the simplified customs procedures and use of the information technology. AEO status provides economic operators, who meet the conditions and criteria, with benefits in the form of facilitation of the customs controls in terms of safety and security and / or simplifications in accordance with the customs law and provisions. AEO certificate holders are given certain priorities over other traders.

Applications for AEO certificates shall be submitted to the Ljubljana Financial Office, which is responsible for issuing AEO certificates.

The criteria of professional qualifications