Licence required to export from Italy

Export Registration process in Italy


This post explains about export registration procedures to be obtained from Italy government authority to export from Italy.


If you need to export goods or services, a onetime registration procedure is being completed in most of the countries.  Such export licence may be obtained from concerned government department if required in Italy.

Since  Italy  falls  under  EU countries,  a common  trade policy is adopted  to import  most  of  the products .  A separate rules and regulations are applied to specific products when importing and exporting in the European Union called Integrated Tariff of the European Communities (TARIC code).   For any import, export or transit in EU countries, an EORI number is compulsory. EORI means Economic Operator Registration and Identification.  The European Union (EU) legislation has required all member states to adopt the Economic Operators Registration and Identification (EORI) scheme. All importers, exporters and other transporters need to use a unique EORI reference number in all electronic communications with Customs and other government agencies involved in the international trade. This means that anyone involved with export, transit or import operations need to have EORI number.

The European Community has created the Binding Tariff Information (BTI) system as a tool to obtain the correct tariff classification for goods for import or export before shipping any goods


Usually, for exportation of goods from Italy, a onetime export registration to act as an Exporter/Importer is sufficient. However, if restricted items are exported, separate export licence may be required in Italy to export such restricted goods.   There is separate government agency in Italy who handles and regulates such specific products who issue export license or export permit.  However, specific licence to export goods is required only for certain specific goods restricted to export from Italy.  Based on trade policy of each country categories of products classified under freely exportable, restricted to export.  Prohibited list of goods are not permitted to export from Italy.  The list of restricted goods to export from Italy and prohibited list of goods are notified time to time by government of Italy which may be referred the official website of Italy.


The details given here explain about export registration procedures to be obtained from Italy government authority to export from Italy.

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