INTRASTAT SK is the system for collecting statistics on foreign trade between EU Member States about internal supplies trade between Member States of the European Union. It shall apply from 1 January 1993, when the completion of the customs union and on its basis became operational single market of the European Union. Slovak Republic applied this system compulsory from 1 May 2004 from Slovakia's membership in the European Union. Since then annually adjusted due to changes in legislation on statistics and customs regulations (customs tariff codes), change thresholds.



From 1 May 2004 as a result of our membership (read Slovak Republic) was diversification of foreign trade of the Slovak Republic for INTRACOMMUNITY (EU) called INTRASTAT and EXTRACOMMUNITY (non-EU) called EXTRASTAT. Slovakia as EU member state are bound to provide statistical data on our foreign trade under the existing EU and national legislation.



INTRASTAT is therefore statistics of internal trade within the EU between the 28 Member States themselves. System of statistical data collection is required to provide each entity lawfully incurred reporting obligations. These entities refer to as reporting units by two basic conditions:

  • are registered for VAT (regardless of whether compulsory or voluntary), applies also to the public, or government organizations,
  • exceeded the previous calendar year or during year exemption threshold for acceptance on receipt (200 thousand EUR) or send (400 thousand EUR).

INTRASTAT is linked to the application of the common VAT system within the framework of Council Regulation (EC) no. 2006/112/EC and applicable law on VAT in Slovakia.


Customs authorities and the Statistical Office

Financial Directorate of the Slovak republic took his customs section through regional offices and their branches in Slovakia provides for the collection, control and preprocessing of data from reporting unit. Reporting unit required to submit declarations on INTRACOMMUNITY trade with EU member states and these data gives the Statistical Office of the Slovak republic. Financial Directorate of the Slovak republic of the tax section provides control of the tax administration in connection with INTRACOMMUNITY trade and done cross-checks. Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic provides finishing, inspection and Statistical imputation applicable methodology, cooperation with EUROSTAT and provides data to the competent authorities. The system was deployed in the Slovak Republic upon accession to the EU from 1st May 2004.



INTRASTAT applies to Community goods (Article 23 of the Code), which is moving between Member States. It also applies to goods that crossed the external border of the EU when moving from one Member State to another, there is a change in his status (to the customs procedures free circulation) after importation into the customs territory of the EU from third countries.

Reports is mandatory reporting unit administered in accordance with § 18 of the Law on State Statistics No. 540/2001, as amended completely, truthfully and in deadlines and free. For this purpose, the Customs Authorities provides free software called INTRASTAT CS, which you can install by downloading free of charge from the web site of the Financial Directorate of the Slovak Republic.

The full report contains twelve data of which two are optional (field 13 and 14)

  • While receiving over 200 thousand € (1-12)
  • When you send over 400 thousand € (2-12)

Community goods

For the INTRASTAT system Community goods are all movable property, including electricity, gas and water.

Community goods:

  • goods wholly obtained or produced in the customs territory of the Community,
  • goods from countries and territories which are not part of the customs territory, released for free circulation,
  • goods obtained or produced from goods referred to in point a) and b).

goods wholly obtained are considered to be such:

  • livestock bred, hatched in the customs territory of the Community
  • agricultural output produced in the customs territory of the Community,
  • minerals and wealth extracted in the customs territory of the Community, and the like. according to Art. 23 of the Customs Code. 


Exemption threshold and threshold transactions

If the previous calendar year, or the beginning of the year, received or sent reporting unit  Community goods in the aggregate value equal to or greater than the threshold exemption is required to submit IINTRASTAT statistical under local jurisdiction, but only from 1st April 2010 exclusively electronically. This is required to register the Statistical Office of the Slovak republic by sending the registration form. In case of such report within 10 days of their occurrence.

Exemption threshold (assessed whether established reporting obligations):

  • Adoption of over 200 thousand € (arises reports obligation)
  • Send over 400 thousand € (arises reports obligation)

Threshold transaction (the possibility of concurrent low-value transactions):

  •      Items to 200 €, reporting under code 9950 00 00



With effect from 1st April 2010 is served INTRASTAT SK exclusively electronically.
Originated from 1st January 2012 Financial Directorate of the Slovak Republic, which combines tax and customs administrations.

With effect from 1st January 2014, amend the Customs Tariff - Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 1001/2013 amending and supplementing Annex I to Council Regulation (EEC) No. 2658/87 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff.
From 1.1.2013 repealing simplification threshold for receipt and dispatch - the changes introduced Decree of the Statistic office No. 378/2012, Amending Decree od the Statistic office No. 358/2011, which issuing the Programme of State Statistical Surveys for the years 2012 to 2014.



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