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Required data fields for Intrastat

Intrastat required fields

This guide will help you understand what information is required for Intrastat submissions for all relevant countries. Click a country name to see the full breakdown of what fields are required in order to complete a declaration. 

Where can I learn more about Intrastat and what is involved in filing?

Take a look at our previous guide to learn more about what Intrastat is and how it works.

Country by country breakdown

Austria

Required Fields Dispatches Arrivals
Detailed Simplified Detailed Simplified
Description of goods Yes Yes Yes Yes
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes Yes Yes
Region of arrival/dispatch No No No No
Delivery term No No No No
Final destination No No No No
Nature of transaction Yes Yes Yes Yes
Country of origin No No Yes Yes
Mode of transport Yes No Yes No
Port/airport No No No No
CN8 code (TARIC code) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical procedure Yes No Yes No
Net mass (KG) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type No No No No
Invoice value Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical value Yes Yes Yes Yes
VAT number for customer/supplier No No No No

Belgium

Required Fields Dispatches Arrivals
Detailed Simplified Detailed Simplified
Description of goods No No No No
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes Yes Yes
Region of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes Yes Yes
Delivery term Yes No Yes No
Nature of transaction Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mode of transport Yes No Yes No
CN8 code (TARIC code) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Net mass (KG) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type No No No No
Invoice value Yes Yes Yes Yes
VAT number for customer/supplier Yes Yes No No
Country of origin Yes Yes No No

Bulgaria

Required Fields Dispatches Arrivals
Detailed Simplified Detailed Simplified
Description of goods No No No No
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes Yes Yes
Region of arrival/dispatch No No No No
Delivery term No No No No
Final destination No No No No
Nature of transaction Yes Yes Yes Yes
Country of origin No No Yes Yes
Mode of transport Yes No Yes No
Nationality of freight forwarder Yes Yes Yes Yes
Port/airport No No No No
CN8 code (TARIC code) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical procedure No No No No
Net mass  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type No No No No
Invoice value Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical value Yes Yes Yes Yes
VAT number for customer/supplier No No No No

Croatia

Required fields Dispatches Arrivals
Description of goods Yes Yes
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes
Region of dispatch/arrival No No
Delivery term Yes Yes
Final destination No No
Nature of transaction Yes Yes
Country of origin Yes Yes
Mode of transport Yes Yes
Port/airport No No
CN8 code Yes Yes
Statistical procedure No No
Net mass Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type No No
Invoiced value Yes Yes
Statistical value Yes Yes
Customer/Supplier VAT Number No No

Cyprus

Required Fields Dispatches Arrivals
Detailed Simplified Detailed Simplified
Code/Description of goods Yes Yes Yes Yes
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes Yes Yes
Region of arrival/dispatch No No No No
Delivery term Yes No Yes No
Final destination No No No No
Nature of transaction Yes Yes Yes Yes
Country of origin Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mode of transport Yes No Yes No
Port/airport No No No No
CN8 code (TARIC code) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical procedure No No No No
Net mass  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type No No No No
Invoice value Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical value Yes Yes Yes Yes
VAT number for customer/supplier No No No No

Czech Republic

Required fields Dispatches Arrivals
Description of goods No No
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes
Region of dispatch/arrival No No
Delivery term Yes Yes
Final destination No No
Nature of transaction Yes Yes
Country of origin No Yes
Mode of transport Yes Yes
Port/airport No No
CN8 code Yes Yes
Statistical procedure No No
Net mass Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type No No
Invoiced value Yes Yes
Customer/Supplier VAT Number No No

Denmark

Required fields Dispatches Arrivals
Description of goods No No
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes
Region of dispatch/arrival No No
Delivery term No No
Final destination No No
Nature of transaction Yes Yes
Country of origin No No
Mode of transport No No
Port/airport No No
CN8 code Yes Yes
Statistical procedure No No
Net mass Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type No No
Invoiced value Yes Yes
Statistical value No No
Customer/Supplier VAT Number No No

Estonia

Required Fields Dispatches Arrivals
Detailed Simplified Detailed Simplified
Description of goods No No No No
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes Yes Yes
Region of arrival/dispatch No No No No
Delivery term Yes No Yes No
Final destination No No No No
Nature of transaction Yes Yes Yes Yes
Country of origin Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mode of transport Yes No Yes No
Port/airport No No No No
CN8 code  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical procedure No No No No
Net mass  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type Yes Yes Yes Yes
Invoice value Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical value Yes Yes Yes Yes
VAT number for customer/supplier No No No No
Currency Yes Yes Yes Yes

Finland

Required fields Dispatches Arrivals
Description of goods No No
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes
Region of dispatch/arrival No No
Delivery term No No
Final destination No No
Nature of transaction Yes Yes
Country of origin No Yes
Mode of transport Yes Yes
Port/airport No No
CN8 code Yes Yes
Statistical procedure No No
Net mass Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type Yes Yes
Invoice value Yes Yes
Statistical value No No
Customer/Supplier VAT Number No No

France

Required fields Dispatches (detailed) Dispatches (simplified) Arrivals
Line number Yes Yes Yes
Commodity code (CN8 Code) Yes No Yes
Member state of dispatch/arrival Yes No No
Value Yes Yes Yes
Regime code Yes Yes Yes
Net mass Yes No Yes
Supplementary units Yes No Yes
Nature of transaction Yes No Yes
Mode of transport Yes No Yes
Department Yes No Yes
Country of origin No No Yes
Customer VAT number Yes Yes Yes

Germany

Required fields Dispatches Arrivals
Description of goods Yes Yes
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes
Region of dispatch/arrival Yes Yes
Delivery term No No
Final destination Yes Yes
Nature of transaction Yes Yes
Country of origin Yes Yes
Mode of transport Yes Yes
CN8 code Yes Yes
Net mass Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type Yes Yes
Invoice value Yes Yes
Statistical value Yes Yes
Customer/Supplier VAT Number Yes No

Greece

Required fields Dispatches Arrivals
Description of goods No No
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes
Region of dispatch/arrival No No
Delivery term No No
Final destination No No
Nature of transaction Yes Yes
Country of origin No No
Mode of transport Yes Yes
Port/airport No No
CN8 code Yes Yes
Statistical procedure No No
Net mass Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type Yes Yes
Invoice value Yes Yes
Statistical value Yes Yes
Customer/Supplier VAT Number No No

Hungary

Required Fields Dispatches Arrivals
Detailed Simplified Detailed Simplified
Description of goods Yes Yes Yes Yes
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes Yes Yes
Region of arrival/dispatch No No No No
Delivery term Yes No Yes No
Final destination No No No No
Nature of transaction Yes Yes Yes Yes
Country of origin No No Yes Yes
Mode of transport Yes Yes Yes Yes
Port/airport No No No No
CN8 code  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical procedure No No No No
Net mass  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type No No No No
Invoice value (HUF) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical value (HUF) Yes No Yes No
VAT number for customer/supplier No No No No

Ireland

Required fields Dispatches Arrivals
Description of goods No No
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes
Region of dispatch/arrival No No
Delivery term Yes Yes
Final destination No No
Nature of transaction Yes Yes
Country of origin No Yes
Mode of transport Yes Yes
Port/airport No No
CN8 code Yes Yes
Statistical procedure No No
Net mass Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type No No
Invoice value Yes Yes
Statistical value Yes Yes
Customer/Supplier VAT Number No No

Italy

Required fields Dispatches Arrivals
Description of goods No No
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes
Region of dispatch/arrival Yes Yes
Delivery term Yes Yes
Final destination Yes No
Nature of transaction Yes Yes
Country of origin No Yes
Mode of transport Yes Yes
Port/airport No No
CN8 code Yes Yes
Statistical procedure No No
Net mass Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type No No
Invoice value (Euro) Yes Yes
Invoice value (foreign currency) No Yes
Statistical value Yes Yes
Customer/Supplier VAT Number Yes Yes

Italy - Rendered and received services

Required fields Rendered services Received services
Customer/supplier VAT number Yes Yes
Invoice value (Euro) Yes Yes
Invoice value (Foreign currency) No Yes
Invoice reference number Yes Yes
Invoice reference date Yes Yes
Service code Yes Yes
Method of supply Yes Yes
Method of payment Yes Yes
Country of payment Yes Yes

Latvia

Required Fields Dispatches Arrivals
Detailed Simplified Detailed Simplified
Description of goods No No No No
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes Yes Yes
Region of arrival/dispatch No No No No
Delivery term Yes No Yes No
Nature of transaction Yes Yes Yes Yes
Country of origin No No Yes Yes
Mode of transport Yes No Yes No
CN8 code  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical procedure No No No No
Net mass (KG) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes Yes Yes
Invoice value  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical value  Yes No Yes No
VAT number for customer/supplier No No No No

Lithuania

Required Fields Dispatches Arrivals
Detailed Simplified Detailed Simplified
Description of goods Yes Yes Yes Yes
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes Yes Yes
Country (If origin country is Lithuania) Yes Yes No No
Delivery term Yes Yes Yes Yes
Transaction type Yes Yes Yes Yes
Country of origin No No Yes Yes
Mode of transport Yes Yes Yes Yes
CN8 code  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Net mass  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type Yes Yes Yes Yes
Invoice value  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical value  Yes No Yes No

Malta

Required fields Dispatches Arrivals
Description of goods No No
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes
Region of dispatch/arrival No No
Delivery term Yes Yes
Final destination No No
Nature of transaction Yes Yes
Country of origin No Yes
Mode of transport Yes Yes
Port/airport No No
CN8 code Yes Yes
Statistical procedure No No
Net mass Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes
Supplementary units type Yes Yes
Invoice value  Yes Yes
Statistical value Yes Yes
Customer/Supplier VAT number Yes Yes
Agent VAT number (if submitted by an agent) Yes Yes

Netherlands

Required fields Dispatches Arrivals
Description of goods No No
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes
Region of dispatch/arrival No No
Delivery term No No
Final destination No No
Nature of transaction Yes Yes
Country of origin No No
Mode of transport Yes Yes
Port/airport No No
CN8 code Yes Yes
Statistical procedure Yes Yes
Net mass Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type No No
Invoice value  Yes Yes
Statistical value No No
Customer/Supplier VAT Number No No

Poland

Required Fields Dispatches Arrivals
Detailed Simplified Detailed Simplified
Description of goods Yes Yes Yes Yes
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes Yes Yes
Region of arrival/dispatch No No No No
Delivery term Yes No Yes No
Nature of transaction (2 digit) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Country of origin No No Yes Yes
Mode of transport Yes No Yes No
CN8 code  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical procedure         
Net mass  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type No No No No
Invoice value  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical value  Yes No Yes No
Customer VAT number Yes Yes No No

Portugal

Required Fields Dispatches Arrivals
Detailed Simplified Detailed Simplified
Description of goods Yes Yes Yes Yes
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes Yes Yes
Region of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes Yes Yes
Delivery term Yes Yes Yes No
Nature of transaction (2 digit) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Country of origin No No Yes Yes
Mode of transport Yes No Yes No
CN8 code  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical procedure         
Net mass  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type No No No No
Invoice value  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical value  No Yes No Yes
Customer VAT number and country  Yes Yes No No

Romania

Required Fields Dispatches Arrivals
Detailed Simplified Detailed Simplified
Description of goods No No No No
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes Yes Yes
Region of arrival/dispatch No No No No
Delivery term Yes Yes Yes No
Nature of transaction (2 digit) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Country of origin Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mode of transport Yes No Yes No
Port/airport        
CN8 code  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical procedure         
Net mass  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type Yes Yes Yes Yes
Invoice value  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical value  Yes No Yes No
Customer VAT number Yes Yes No No

Slovak Republic

Required fields Dispatches Arrivals
Description of goods No No
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes
Region of dispatch/arrival No No
Delivery term Yes Yes
Final destination No No
Nature of transaction Yes Yes
Country of origin No Yes
Mode of transport Yes Yes
Port/airport No No
CN8 code (TARIC code) Yes Yes
Statistical procedure No No
Net mass (KG) Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes
Supplementary units type No No
Invoice value  Yes Yes
Statistical value No No
Customer/Supplier VAT Number No No

Slovenia

Required Fields Dispatches Arrivals
Detailed Simplified Detailed Simplified
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes Yes Yes
Delivery term Yes No Yes No
Nature of transaction  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Country of origin No No Yes Yes
Mode of transport Yes No Yes No
CN8 code  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Net mass  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes Yes Yes
Invoice value  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical value  Yes No Yes No

Spain

Required fields Dispatches Arrivals
Description of goods No No
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes
Region of dispatch/arrival Yes Yes
Delivery term Yes Yes
Final destination Yes Yes
Nature of transaction Yes Yes
Country of origin Yes Yes
Mode of transport Yes Yes
CN8 code (TARIC code) Yes Yes
Statistical procedure No No
Net mass (KG) Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes
Supplementary units type No No
Invoice value  Yes Yes
Statistical value Yes Yes
Customer/Supplier VAT Number No No

Sweden

Required fields Dispatches Arrivals
Description of goods No No
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes
Region of dispatch/arrival No No
Delivery term Yes Yes
Final destination No No
Nature of transaction Yes Yes
Country of origin No Yes
Mode of transport Yes Yes
Port/airport No No
CN8 code (TARIC code) Yes Yes
Statistical procedure No No
Net mass (KG) Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes
Supplementary units type No No
Invoice value  Yes Yes
Statistical value No No
Customer/Supplier VAT Number No No

United Kingdom

Required Fields Dispatches Arrivals
Detailed Simplified Detailed Simplified
Description of goods No No No No
Member state of arrival/dispatch Yes Yes Yes Yes
Region of arrival/dispatch No No No No
Delivery term Yes No Yes No
Nature of transaction (2 digit) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Country of origin No No No No
Mode of transport Yes No Yes No
Port/airport No No No No
CN8 code  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical procedure  No No No No
Net mass  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary units Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supplementary unit type No No No No
Invoice value  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Statistical value  No No No No
Customer VAT number No No No No

 

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