Proof of origin for imports of products originating in Seychelles

Number: Ref: 17/2023
Subject: Proof of origin for imports into the European Union of products originating in Seychelles (under the EU – Eastern and Southern Africa interim Economic Partnership Agreement) – 1 July 2023
Who should read: All those involved in claiming preferential tariff treatment on the import of goods from Seychelles
Related Notification: N/A
Issued by: eCustoms Helpdesk
Queries to: origin&
Issue Date: 22 June 2023

From 1 July 2023, products originating in Seychelles may, on importation into the EU, benefit from preferential tariff treatment provided for by the ESA-EU interim EPA. This benefit will be available upon submission of an invoice declaration made out by:

  • an exporter from Seychelles registered in the Registered Exporter (REX) system of the European Union, or any exporter from Seychelles, for any consignment consisting of one or more packages containing originating products, the total value of which does not exceed EUR 6 000.
    It should be noted that, from 1 July 2023, the following documentation shall no longer be accepted to claim preferential tariff treatment upon importation into the EU.
  • movement certificates EUR.1 endorsed by Seychelles customs authorities, or invoice declarations made out by approved exporters in Seychelles

If you have any queries in relation to this notice you should e-mail Revenue at: