The Single Window system, which on the initiative of the
Prime Minister of Ukraine has been introduced by the State Fiscal Service at
the customs since 1 August, is ready to provide service to enterprises.
"Even before August 1, our IT experts had completed the
elaboration of the required software and run it. Moreover, administrators of
related services were familiarized with peculiarities of operation of the
system. We provided usernames and passwords to the administrators of these
services, so they have full access to the system," said Chairman of the
State Fiscal Service Roman Nasirov.
He also said that to get acquainted with the functioning of
the new system tomorrow there will take place the presentation of the work of
the Single Window at the customs post "Stolychny"
for the media.
"The Single Window is one of the most effective tools
to simplify customs procedures during import-export operations and transit
operations. It is fully automated, allows you to submit documents one time in
one place and minimizes contacts with civil servants", added the Chairman
of the SFS.
Recall the Single Window was launched at the customs on 1
August. The Single window system aims at establishing a single electronic data base enabling various controlling
authorities and customs offices to automatically exchange data on consignments
passing the border of Ukraine and on the results of their inspection.
is being implemented in accordance with the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers
No. 364 dated May 25, 2016 “On selected issues related to the implementation of
the “Single Window” procedure for customs, sanitary, epidemiological,
veterinary, phytosanitary, ecological, radiological and other
kinds of state control”. The above Decree also sets the procedure for
information exchange between fiscal authorities, other state agencies and
companies by using electronic data transfer tools.
The Governmental ordinance was developed to implement an
order by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman, who initiated the
introduction of a single window principle at the Ukrainian customs. The Head of
Government stressed that the reform of the customs bodies in line with
standards of the European Union, simplifying of customs procedures and
increasing revenue from customs are among priority objectives in retrofitting
the customs authorities.