Customs Clearance Software Solution for the Netherlands - AGS Import & AGS Export as well as GPA Import

From AGS/G(S)PA to the Customs Declarations Management System DMS

Overview

As each customs authority system of the various countries worldwide has special requirements referring to customs filing (e.g. country-specific electronic filing formats), MIC aims to provide standardized customs compliance software solutions together with the country-specific customs filing requirements for the country of customs declaration.

And that’s exactly what MIC does – offering MIC-CUST® for the Netherlands with standardized customs management processes together with the country-specific customs filing components.

Take advantage of MIC's software solutions for the Netherlands, as they not only demand high cost and time savings, but also enable being up-to-date with the Dutch customs requirements.

Furthermore, companies need to be aware about the announced replacement of AGS and G(S)PA. The Dutch customs authority plans to replace both systems through the new customs system DMS (Douaneaangiften Management Systeem) by 2022.

MIC’s customs clearance solutions for the Dutch Import

The MIC-CUST® Import NL module supports electronic filing of customs declarations with following import clearance processes:

The MIC-CUST® Import NL AGS3 module supports the normal procedures:

  • Free Circulation (FC) and following customs procedures with economic impact
  • Bonded warehouse (BWH)
  • Inward processing relief (IPR)

Additionally, the module provides paper based fallback procedures for all supported normal procedures.

The MIC-CUST® Import NL GPA module supports EIDR (Entry Into Declarant’s Records) for:

  • Release into free circulation (FC)
  • Bonded warehouse (BWH)
  • Inward processing relief suspension (IPR) and/or processing under customs control (PCC)

The MIC-CUST® Import NL module also supports the written declaration in Dutch. In addition, to the GPA standard it supports corrections of single free circulation imports of former periods in a summary correction file.

MIC’s customs clearance solutions for the Dutch Export

The MIC-CUST® Export NL module supports electronic filing of customs declarations with following export clearance processes:

The MIC-CUST® Export NL AGS3 module supports the normal procedures:

  • Regular export
  • Re-Export after Bonded warehouse (BWH)
  • Re-Export after Inward processing relief (IPR)

The MIC-CUST® Export NL module also provides paper based fallback procedures for all supported normal procedures.

Replacement of AGS/G(S)PA by the new Customs Declarations Management System DMS in 2022

The Dutch customs authority is ongoing to replace their IT systems AGS and G(S)PA by the new Customs Declarations Management System (DMS) system by 2022. The presented time frame looks like the following:

  • The new customs system DMS 4.0 will replace AGS early in 2022.
  • G(S)PA will be covered by DMS 4.1 and the inspections component by the stock audit file what is expected to take place in July 2022.

MIC is working on the developments and will guide you through the transition to DMS by providing the perfect software solution for the Netherlands. MIC will deliver the necessary changes in accordance with the authority’s timeline.

Find more information about the shift from AGS/G(S)PA to DMS on the Dutch Customs Administration’s website:

Additional information

MIC is listed as Approved Software Vendor and EDI provider by Netherlands customs: https://www.belastingdienst.nl/wps/wcm/connect/bldcontenten/standaard_functies/individuals/contact/contact_other_subjects/customs_development_of_electronic_declaration_software_1/overview_of_software_developers 

And, MIC is an active member of the Dutch customs software providers ADS and has a close follow-up with this group on the so-called "douane-overleg-platform".

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