ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Dec 2018

The Secretariat for Central American Economic Integration Process has replaced the Central American Single Customs Form (i.e. FAUCA by its Spanish acronym) and the Single Declaration of Goods for the International Terrestrial Customs Transit by a unified goods declaration form that is to be used in all member states.

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Inception date: 07 May 2019 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

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On 7 December 2018, the Secretariat for Central American Economic Integration Process (i.e COMIECO by its Spanish acronym) has adopted Resolution 409-2018 replacing several goods declarations formularies by the Central American Single Declaration (i.e. DUCA by its Spanish acronym). 

The new form substitutes the Central American Single Customs Form (i.e. FAUCA by its Spanish acronym) and the Single Declaration of Goods for the International Terrestrial Customs Transit (i.e. DUT by its Spanish acronym), as well as all other national forms establishing a unique formulary that is to be submitted electronically.

The new form applies as from 1 April 2019 and it affects all Member States of SIECA, which include Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica and Belize.

 
Update
On 28 March 2019, the Secretariat for Central American Economic Integration Process (i.e COMIECO by its Spanish acronym) has adopted Resolution 210-2019 postponing until 7 May 2019 the enforcement of the new Central American Single Declaration (i.e. DUCA by its Spanish acronym).

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