Customs Administration

Assistant Minister and Director Zlatko Grabar
A. Humboldta 4a, Zagreb
tel: 6211 382, 6211 385, fax: 6211 011, 6211 012, 6155 280
e-mail contact

www.carina.hr

The Customs Administration is an administrative organization within the Ministry which prepares professional foundations for the determination of economic and development policy in the field of the system of customs duties and excise duties and of tariff and non-tariff protection; adopts measures for the implementation thereof; organizes and supervises the work of the customs service; monitors and processes data on export, import and transit passage; carries out customs supervision in the transport of goods and passengers between Croatia and foreign countries; applies international trade agreements and bilateral agreements, as well as agreements in the field of international road transport; carries out the verification of natural and legal persons in line with the regulations on customs duties and excise duties and other regulations in the whole territory of the Republic of Croatia; approves and carries out customs-approved treatment or use of goods; monitors the collection of the State Budget revenues on the basis of customs duties, excise duties, special taxes and other levies which, pursuant to special regulations, are accrued during the inland customs clearance of goods, that is, when goods are being released for consumption, and it undertakes measures for ensuring the collection thereof; carries out supervision and control of the accrual and collection of customs duties, excise duties, special taxes and other levies which, pursuant to special regulations, are accrued during the inland customs clearance of goods, that is, when goods are being released for consumption; carries out tasks of enforced collection of customs duties, excise duties, special taxes and other levies; carries out foreign exchange control in international passenger transport between Croatia and foreign countries; prevents and detects misdemeanours in the field of customs duties and foreign exchange and misdemeanours in terms of excise duties and special taxes, and criminal offences in matters concerning customs duties, excise duties and special taxes; conducts administrative and misdemeanour procedure due to violation of regulations on customs duties, excise duties and special taxes, and it submits requests and undertakes other actions for the implementation of misdemeanour and criminal procedure; prepares professional foundations for the submission of requests in order to ensure the budget funds for financing the work and activities of the Customs Administration; takes care of the construction, maintenance and modernization of customs facilities; carries out tasks regarding hiring, positions, rights and responsibilities of the employees within the Customs Administration; carries out first-instance and second-instance disciplinary procedures; organizes professional education and training for customs civil servants and employees and it participates in the performance of civil service exams for servants; supervises the work of international freight forwarders; carries out professional exams and issues the approvals for the performance of international freight forwarding tasks; cooperates with foreign customs services and international organizations in solving customs matters; carries out other tasks falling under its scope pursuant to special regulations; carries out other tasks ordered by the Minister.