What is an EORI number?

An “Economic Operator’s Registration and Identification number” (EORI) is required of all businesses and individuals engaging in trade subject to customs regulations. The EORI number is used to identify economic operators to the customs authority.

The EORI number consists of the company’s country code followed by a unique 15-digit number.

Where can I find the EORI number?

Businesses can request the EORI number through the customs authorities. You can check an existing EORI number directly through the European Union database using the eori number search.

How do I get an EORI number?

You can get an EORI number from your Customs authority. The EORI number is stored together with the company master data in the central EU database.