Summary of WCO3 Messages

Summary of WCO3 messages


LodgementWCO3 MessageKey pointsCost Recovery Fee
Import Entry IM1 (Import
Declaration)

Incorporates MPI BACCA data and enables
submission of richer data to help with risk
management including facilitation of low risk shipments.

An MPI-only declaration may be required for
write-off consignments exempt from Customs entry
requirements but for which MPI requires further information.

IETF plus BSEL

No fee for MPI-only 
declarations

Export Entry EX1 (Export
Declaration)
Enables submission of richer data to support trade facilitation EETF (SEP or
non-SEP)
Inward Cargo
Report (by carrier)
ICR - Carrier

Incorporates MPI BACC data and enables submission
of richer data to help with risk management including
facilitation of low risk shipments.

New requirement for airlines to report all cargo on
board at master awb (FWB) and house bill (FHL) level
unless Customs approves separate submission of a
house bill level ICR by the express courier or consolidator.

ITR and DTR details and write-off requests (see below)
can be included if known.

ICTF
New Requirement ICR - Consolidator

New requirement for an ICR reporting sea freight
consolidation/FAK/LCL shipments - must be lodged
48 hours prior to the vessel’s arrival.

ITR and DTR details and write-off requests can
be included if known.

*None unless
write-offs are 
requested - then ICTF
plus BSEL applies
as currently
Import Write-off ICR

Includes a new requirement for positive indication
that low value write-off is requested.

Enables submission of richer data to help with risk
management including facilitation of low risk shipments.

ICTF plus BSEL
Export Write-off +
Consolidation
Reporting
CRE (Cargo
Report Export)
For clearance of exempt-entry consignments and
empty shipping containers; plus reporting of
sub-consolidations to ensure consolidation
shipment is all Customs-cleared.
OCTF
Transhipment for
Export
ITR (using ICR
or CRE
message

International Transhipment Request (ITR)
Replaces current sea freight ECI transhipment
function; will be introduced for airfreight once
the process is piloted (date to be confirmed).

Incorporates data for MPI risk assessment.

Can be included in the carrier or consolidator ICR,
or in a CRE, or sent as a stand-alone CRE or ICR
message specifically for the transhipment request.

ICTF/OCTF
New Requirement DTR

NEW: Domestic Transhipment Request (DTR)
Incorporates MPI BACCA data and will replace:

  • Customs’ “Paperless Transhipments” and
    hard copy “Permit to Remove” for movement
    in NZ ‘under bond’;
  • MPI’s eBACCA requirements for movement
    off-wharf and General Authorisation for
    airfreight movements

Will be required for all movement of un-cleared cargo
out of the Air Cargo Terminal or wharf – whether
moving 500m to a freight forwarder, or to another city.

Can be included in the carrier or consolidator ICR,
or in a CRE, or sent as a stand-alone ICR or CRE
specifically for the transhipment request.

Will be introduced and mandated once the business
process pilot is completed (date tbc).

*None at present
Outward Cargo
Report
OCR To report bill number and Customs clearance
number of all consignments on a craft  - minimal
change to content.
OCTF
Advance Notice of
Arrival
ANA For commercial ships.  Incorporates Inward Report
information if known, precluding the need for a
separate Inward Report.
*None at present
Advance Notice of
Departure
AND For commercial ships – based on and replaces
Outward Report form .
*None at present
Excise Entry Excise Dec Minimal change to content – Customs Service
Delivery is working with industry on adoption
and mandating.
None