1 July 2018 confirmed as TSW and WCO3 mandatory date

Customs and MPI have confirmed 1 July 2018 as the mandatory date for changing to the WCO3 cargo reporting and clearance messages, and using Trade Single Window to submit them.   

This means that by 1 July 2018, everyone will have to:

  • stop submitting the old EDIFACT entry messages (CUSDEC) and ECI (CUSCAR)
  • stop using the old CusWeb website and EDI gateway operated by B2BE NZ
  • switch to sending WCO3-format messages via TSW Online or the TSW system-to-system gateway.

More detail on the consultation and decision is available on our website, along with a Summary of WCO3 Messages including applicable fees.  

29 September 2017

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