Apply for for an Approved Economic Operator (APEO) certificate (C115)

Use print and post form C115 to apply for an Approved Economic Operator (APEO) certificate.


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Use print and post form C115 to apply for an APEO certificate.

Email HMRC to ask for this form in Welsh (Cymraeg).

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Published 5 September 2014