The EORI (economic operator registration and identification) number, introduced as part of the system to secure trade entering and leaving the European Union, is a unique Community number that identifies each economic operator in his dealings with the customs authorities. 📝
The EORI number is mainly used in remote procedures for clearing goods through customs. 👚
It must be specified in the footer of your invoices (in the case of an export order).
How do I apply for an EORI number?
EORI registration is mandatory for all customs activities and operations within the European Union 🌍
To apply for your EORI registration, you need to log on to douane.gouv.fr via the Soprano platform 📝
What is the structure of the EORI number?
The structure of the EORI number varies according to the country in which the company is established. For operators based in France, the EORI number is structured as follows: SIRET number: FR + SIRET.
⚠️ If you're shipping to an export company, your recipient's EORI number must appear on the invoice.