EORI (Economic Operators Registration and Identification) is a numbering scheme that was introduced by the European Union in 2009. If you’re not based in the European Union you can stop reading right now and move to some of our more interesting topics. However, if you happen to be based in any EU country and plan to import products for a commercial purpose (i.e. buying and selling products) from outside the EU, then you must apply for one.
An EORI number consists of an ISO country code (EU member state) and a maximum of 15 digits. For Germany, it can look like this: DE5512345678. Let’s have a look at some of the most common questions asked by importers regarding EORI numbers. Continue reading EORI Number – Everything you need to know