HMRC internal manual

Customs Special Procedures Manual

SPE13495 - Supply Balance (economic code 05): supply balance certificates (economic code 05) (NI ONLY)

The supply balance certificate should only have been issued where the quantity of basic products referred to in Article 11 of Regulation 3448/93 are to be processed into one of the products listed in Annex B to Commission Regulation 1520/2000.

The certificate issued by the RPA (or equivalent) will be made up of two originals, copies 1 and 2. It will conform to the specimens set out in Annex I to Regulation 1291/2000 (Import certificate AGRIM) specifically modified.

The RPA (or equivalent) will check to ensure that the correct modifications are made to the certificate. However you should ensure that Sections 7, 8 and 19 of the certificate are deleted and that Section 24 carries the following text:

The certificate will be issued on the basis of a specific quantity of basic products. The last day of validity will be entered in box 12 of the certificate.

Note: If there are any queries about the certificate issued or the validity of the certificate contact:

Rural Payments Agency
Lancaster House
Hampshire Court

Phone: 0191-273-9696

Note - Northern Ireland (NI) Customs Authorisations will continue to fall within the provisions of the Union Customs Code (UCC), as retained by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 and CEMA 1979