By means of Resolution No. 134 dated January 11, 2023 (Res. “134/2023”), the National Customs Serviceamends the compendium of customs regulations, establishing instructions for the processing of Import Declarations that cover the priority product “tires”, in accordance with the terms of Articles 4 and 5 of Supreme Decree No. 8 of 2019 (“D.S. 8/2019”) of the Ministry of the Environment (“MMA”).
Res. 134/2023 amends chapter III, incorporating to number 10.1 a new literal “oo”, which establishes that, in case of import of tires, the shipper (or the importer directly if applicable), among others, must submit an affidavit indicating alternatively one of the following mentions: (i) if it has an individual or collective Management System authorized by the MMA (indicating its ID number); (ii) if it is currently being processed by the MMA, the authorization of the individual or collective Management System to which it will be affiliated; (iii) if it does not have a Management System authorized by the MMA and its authorization is not being processed; or (iv) if it is exempt from the obligation to be part of a Management System in accordance with the second paragraph of article 28 of the D.S. 8/2019. Likewise, the affidavit must indicate the net weight of the tires and to which category they correspond (“A” or “B”).
On the other hand, Res. 134/2023 amends Annex 18, incorporating a final paragraph to number 11.10 on Observations of the instructions for filling the Import Declaration and the Instructions for filling the Import Declaration and Simultaneous Payment (DIPS). This final paragraph provides several instructions regarding the requirements indicated in the previous paragraph for the shipper (or the importer directly, if applicable).