Guidance

Country codes for the Customs Declaration Service

Use appendix 13 to find codes for the Customs Declaration Service (CDS) when importing into the UK.

An asterisk (*) indicates that the country is a Special Territory or a Territory with which the EU has a Customs Union, see separate list below.

A-Z list

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

Country Country code Currency code
Afghanistan AF AFN
Albania AL ALL
Algeria DZ DZD
American Samoa AS USD
Andorra* AD EUR
Angola (including Cabinda) AO AOA
Anguilla AI XCD
Antarctica (Territory south of 60° south latitude; not including the French Southern Territories (TF), Bouvet Island (BV), South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (GS)) AQ No universal currency
Antigua and Barbuda AG XCD
Argentina AR ARS
Armenia AM AMD
Aruba AW AWG
Australia AU AUD
Austria AT EUR
Azerbaijan AZ AZN

B

Country Country code Currency code
Bahamas (the) BS BSD
Bahrain BH BHD
Bangladesh BD BDT
Barbados BB BBD
Belarus (Often referred to as Belorussia) BY BYN
Belgium BE EUR
Belize BZ BZD
Benin BJ XOF
Bermuda BM BMD
Bhutan BT INR
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) (Often referred to Bolivia) BO BOB
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba BQ USD
Bosnia and Herzegovina BA BAM
Botswana BW BWP
Bouvet Island BV NOK
Brazil BR BRL
British Indian Ocean Territory (the) (Chagos Archipelago) IO USD
Brunei Darussalam (Often referred to as Brunei) BN BND
Bulgaria BG BGN
Burkina Faso BF XOF
Burundi BI BIF

C

Country Country code Currency code
Cambodia KH KHR
Cameroon CM XAF
Canada CA CAD
Cape Verde CV CVE
Cayman Islands (the) KY KYD
Central African Republic (the) CF XAF
Ceuta XC EUR
Chad TD XAF
Chile CL CLP
China CN CNY
Christmas Island CX AUD
Cocos (Keeling) Islands (the) CC AUD
Colombia CO COP
Comoros (the) (Anjouran, Grande Comore and Mohéli) KM KMF
Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) (Formerly Zaire) CD CDF
Congo (the) CG XAF
Cook Islands (the) CK NZD
Costa Rica CR CRC
Côte d’Ivoire (Often referred to as Ivory Coast) CI XOF
Croatia HR HRK
Cuba CU CUP
Curaçao CW ANG
Cyprus CY EUR
Czech Republic CZ CZK

D

Country Country code Currency code
Denmark DK DKK
Djibouti DJ DJF
Dominica DM XCD
Dominican Republic (the) DO DOP

E

Country Country code Currency code
Ecuador (Including the Galápagos Islands) EC USD
Egypt EG EGP
El Salvador SV SVC
Equatorial Guinea GQ XAF
Eritrea ER ERN
Estonia EE EUR
Ethiopia ET ETB
European Union EU EUR

F

Country Country code Currency code
Falkland Islands (the) FK FKP
Faroe Islands (the) FO DKK
Fiji FJ FJD
Finland (Including the Åland Islands*) FI EUR
France (Including Monaco, the French overseas departments (French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion) and the French northern part of St Martin) FR EUR
French Polynesia (Marquesas Islands, Society Islands (including Tahiti), Tuamotu Islands, Gambier Islands and Austral Islands) PF XPF
French Southern Territories (the) (Including Kerguélen Islands, Amsterdam Island, Saint-Paul Island, Crozet Archipelago and French scattered Indian Ocean Islands formed by Bassas da India, Europa Island, Glorioso Islands, Juan de Nova Island and Tromelin Island) TF EUR

G

Country Country code Currency code
Gabon GA XAF
Gambia GM GMD
Georgia GE GEL
Germany (Including the island of Heligoland; excluding the territory of Büsingen) DE EUR
Ghana GH GHS
Gibraltar GI GIP
Greece GR EUR
Greenland GL DKK
Grenada (Including Southern Grenadines) GD XCD
Guam GU USD
Guatemala GT GTQ
Guernsey* GG GBP
Guinea GN GNF
Guinea-Bissau GW XOF
Guyana GY GYD

H

Country Country code Currency code
Haiti HT HTG
Heard Island and McDonald Islands HM AUD
Holy See (the) (Vatican City State) VA EUR
Honduras (Including Swan Islands) HN HNL
Hong Kong (Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China) HK HKD
Hungary HU HUF

I

Country Country code Currency code
Iceland IS ISK
India IN INR
Indonesia ID IDR
Iran (Islamic Republic of) IR IRR
Iraq IQ IQD
Ireland IE EUR
Isle of Man IM GBP
Israel IL ILS
Italy (Including Livigno: excluding the municipality of Campione d’Italia) IT EUR

J

Country Country code Currency code
Jamaica JM JMD
Japan JP JPY
Jersey* JE GBP
Jordan JO JOD

K

Country Country code Currency code
Kazakhstan KZ KZT
Kenya KE KES
Kiribati KI AUD
Korea (the Democratic People’s Republic of) (Often referred to as North Korea) KP KPW
Korea (the Republic of) (Often referred to as South Korea) KR KRW
Kosovo (As defined by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 of 10 June 1999) XK YUM
Kuwait KW KWD
Kyrgyz Republic KG KGS

L

Country Country code Currency code
Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the) (Often referred to as Loas) LA LAK
Latvia LV EUR
Lebanon LB LBP
Lesotho LS ZAR
Liberia LR LRD
Libya LY LYD
Leichtenstein LI CHF
Lithuania LT EUR
Luxembourg LU EUR

M

Country Country code Currency code
Macao (Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China) MO MOP
North Macedonia MK MKD
Madagascar MG MGA
Malawi MW MWK
Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia and Eastern Malaysia (Labuan, Sabah and Sarawak) MY MYR
Maldives MV MVR
Mali ML XOF
Malta (Including Gozo and Comino) MT EUR
Marshall Islands (the) MH USD
Mauritania (Rodrigues Island, Agalega Islands and Cargados Carajos Shoals (St Brandon Islands) MR MRO
Mauritius MU MUR
Mayotte (Grande-Terre and Pamandzi) YT KMF
Melilla (Including Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera, Peñón de Alhucemas and Chafarinas Islands) XL EUR
Mexico MX MXN
Micronesia (Federated States of) (Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei and Yap) FM USD
Moldova (the Republic of) MD MDL
Mongolia MN MNT
Montenegro ME EUR
Montserrat MS XCD
Morocco MA MAD
Mozambique MZ MZN
Myanmar (Often referred to as Burma) MM MMK

N

Country Country code Currency code
Namibia NA NAD
Nauru NR AUD
Nepal NP NPR
Netherlands (the) NL EUR
New Caledonia (Including Loyalty Islands (Lifou, Maré and Ouvéa)) NC XPF
New Zealand (Excluding Ross Dependancy (Antarctica)) NZ NZD
Nicaragua (Including Corn Islands) NI NIO
Niger (the) NE XOF
Nigeria NE NGN
Niue NU NZD
Norfolk Island NF AUD
Northern Mariana Islands (the) MP USD
Norway (Including Svalbard Archipelago and Jan Mayen Island) NO NOK

O

Country Country code Currency code
Occupied Palestinian Territory West Bank (Including Eastern Jerusalem) and Gaza Strip PS ILS
Oman OM OMR

P

Country Country code Currency code
Pakistan PK PKR
Palau PW USD
Panama (Including former Canal Zone) PA PAB
Papua New Guinea (Eastern part of New Guinea; Bismarck Archipelago (including New Briton, New Ireland, Lavongai (New Hanover) and Admiralty Islands); Northern Solomon Islands (Bouganiville and Buka); Trobriand Islands, Woodlark Island; d’Entrecasteaux Islands and Louisiade Archipelago) PG PGK
Paraguay PY PYG
Peru PE PEN
Philippines (the) PH PHP
Pitcairn (Including Ducie, Henderson and Oeno Island) PN NZD
Poland PL PLN
Portugal (Including Azores and Madeira) PT EUR

Q

Country Country code Currency code
Qatar QA QAR

R

Country Country code Currency code
Romania RO RON
Russian Federation (the) (Often referred to as Russia) RU RUB
Rwanda RW RWF

S

Country Country code Currency code
Saint Barthélemy BL EUR
Saint Kitts and Nevis KN XCD
Saint Lucia LC XCD
Saint Pierre and Miquelon PM EUR
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines VC XCD
Samoa (Formerly known as Western Somoa) WS WST
San Marino SM EUR
Sao Tome and Principe ST STD
Saudi Arabia SA SAR
Senegal SN XOF
Serbia XS RSD
Seychelles (Mahé Island, Praslin Island, La Digue, Frégate and Silhouette; Amirante Islands (including Desroches, Alphonse, Platte and Coëtivy); Farquhar Island (Including Providence); Aldabra Islands and Cosmoledo Islands) SC SCR
Sierra Leone SL SLL
Singapore SG SGD
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) (The island of Saint Martin is divided into the French northern part and the Dutch southern part) SX EUR
Slovakia SK EUR
Slovenia SI EUR
Solomon Islands SB SBD
Somalia SO SOS
South Africa ZA ZAR
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands GS No universal currency
South Sudan SS SSP
Spain (Including the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands; excluding Ceuta (XC) and Melilla (XL)) ES EUR
Sri Lanka LK LKR
Sudan (the) SD SDG
Suriname SR SRD
Swaziland SZ SZL
Sweden SE SEK
Switzerland (Including the German territory of Büsingen and the Italian municipality of Campione d’Italia) CH CHF
Syrian Arab Republic (Often referred to as Syria) SY SYP

T

Country Country code Currency code
Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu TW TWD
Tajikistan TJ TJS
Tanzania, United Republic of Pemba, Zanzibar Island and Tanganyika TZ TZS
Thailand TH THB
Timor-Leste TL USD
Togo TG XOF
Tokelau TK NZD
Tonga TO TOP
Trinidad and Tobago TT TTD
Tristan da Cunha SH SHP
Tunisia TN TND
Turkey TR TRY
Turkmenistan TM TMT
Turks and Caicos Islands (the) TC USD
Tuvalu TV AUD

U

Country Country code Currency code
Uganda UG UGX
Ukraine UA UAH
United Arab Emirates (the) Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al Qaiwain AE AED
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the) GB GBP
United States Minor Outlying Islands (the) (Including Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Islands, Navassa Island, Palmyra Atoll and Wake Island) UM USD
United States of America (the) (Including Puerto Rico) US USD
Uruguay UY UYU
Uzbekistan UZ UZS

V

Country Country code Currency code
Vanuatu VU VUV
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Often referred to as Venezuela VE VEF
Vietnam VN VND
Virgin Islands (British) VG USD
Virgin Islands (US) VI USD

W

Country Country code Currency code
Wallis and Futuna (Including Alofi Island) WF XPF
Western Sahara EH MAD

Y

Country Country code Currency code
Yemen Formerly known as North Yeman and South Yeman YE YER

Z

Country Country code Currency code
Zambia ZM ZMW
Zimbabwe ZW ZWL

Non-standard country codes and their definitions

Non-standard country Country code Currency code
High seas (Maritime domain outside of territorial waters) QP GBP
Stores and provisions (General) QQ GBP
Stores and provisions within the framework of intra-EU trade QR GBP
Stores and provisions within the framework of trade with Third Countries QS GBP
Countries and territories not specified (General) QU GBP
Countries and territories not specified within the framework of intra-EU trade QV GBP
Countries and territories not specified within the framework of trade with third countries QW GBP
Countries and territories not specified for commercial or military reasons (General) QX GBP
Countries and territories not specified for commercial or military reasons in the framework of intra-EU trade QY GBP  
Countries and territories not specified for commercial or military reasons in the framework of trade with third countries QZ GBP
Continental Shelf (NW European) – Belgian Sector ZB EUR
Continental Shelf (NW European) - Danish Sector ZD DKK
Continental Shelf (NW European) - Irish Sector ZE EUR
Continental Shelf (NW European) - French Sector ZF EUR
Continental Shelf (NW European) - German Sector ZG EUR
Continental Shelf (NW European) - Netherlands Sector ZH EUR
Continental Shelf (NW European) - Norwegian Sector ZN NOK
Continental Shelf (NW European) - United Kingdom Sector ZU GBP

Special Fiscal Territories and countries with which the EU has a Customs Union

This table details the country and currency codes that are applicable to Special Fiscal Territories and countries with which the EU has a Customs Union and for which CO must be entered in Data Element 1/1 for goods that are dispatched from those countries listed below.

Country Code Country Name Currency Code
AD Andorra* EUR
FI Åland Islands EUR
ES Canary Islands EUR
FR French Guiana EUR
GG Guernsey GBP
FR Guadeloupe EUR
JE Jersey GBP
FR Martinique EUR
YT Mayotte KMF
GR Mount Athos EUR
FR Réunion EUR
FR Saint Martin (French part) EUR
SM San Marino* EUR
TR Turkey* TRY

*Territories with which the EU has a Customs Union

Published 1 August 2018
Last updated 5 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. The Customs Declaration Service country and currency codes have been updated including a new list of special fiscal territories.
  2. First published.