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Online registration simplifies for travellers
Register in your smartphone – choose the green or blue channelRegister your dog, cat, cash or weapon in your computer or smartphone at a time convenient for you.
Afterwards you will receive an email with a registration number. When passing the border you choose the green or blue customs channel. If a customs official carries out a check, you must be able to produce the registration number, and other required documentation.How to report your dog onlineIn beforehand you register the entry of the dog in the online registration on Swedish customs’ website, tullverket.se. Once you have completed all the necessary information in the entry registration and submitted it, you will receive a registration number (for example ML86025142) in an email. You also need to check the website of Swedish Board of Agriculture to find out if there are other requirements, for example pet passport, identity marking and documentation of rabies vaccination.If you don’t want to register your pet online, when passing the border you have to contact a customs officer by the red customs channel to report your pet.
Where to find the online registration servicesYou will find the online entry registration services here at Swedish Customs website, tullverket.se.
Registration of dog or cat Declaration if you are entering or leaving the EU with cash Registration of firearms and ammunition
Stopping fraudsters in their tracks
Every year, more than 3400 billion euro worth of products are imported or exported in the European Union (EU), accounting for 15% of global trade. Import duties on these items alone make up more than 10% of the EU budget - a valuable source of revenue. In recent years, authorities have stepped up their joint efforts to efficiently counter customs fraud and to ensure that this income is not diverted into the pockets of fraudsters. The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and the Belgian Administration of Customs and Excise held a joint press conference of 7 December in Brussels to present the results of their joint efforts in recent, large, cross-border customs fraud investigations.
OLAF in 2015: OLAF curbs cross-border fraud and closes record number of investigations in 2015
In 2015, the work of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) was as diverse as it was significant. Complex cases ranged from investigating fraud in an ecological project in Africa, to co-operating with Japanese and Malaysian authorities on a multi-million case of evasion of anti-dumping duties, or dismantling a criminal network producing counterfeit shampoo in Spain. OLAF reported an excellent investigative performance, concluding the highest number of investigations in the last years, curbing cross-border fraud and bringing tangible results in protecting EU taxpayers' money.
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