A T1 document is an accompanying document for so-called non-Community goods, i.e. goods that have been manufactured outside the EU and are now transported within the EU. Carriage by a third country is also possible under certain conditions.
The T1 document is opened at customs at the point of departure and closed at customs at the place of receipt. In between, a maximum of 8 days may be.
The T1 document must contain precise details, such as the sender and recipient, the total number of packages and the total weight, the number of seals / seals and the tariff number. The purpose of this document is the seamless traceability of goods from the sender to the recipient, so that an exchange of goods is impossible. It should also be ensured that everything is properly cleared.