WCO Kyoto ICT Guidelines

Author/Source: World Customs Organisation (WCO)

Year of adopting/publication: Guidelines are updated on a regular basis

Link to the document on the internet: The guidelines are freely available only to WCO member administrations.

Purpose: to assist Customs administrations in the planning, implementation and management of information technology in core business processes such as clearance, duty collection and risk management.

The Guidelines identify principal business areas where the application of IC technologies are deemed viable. The Guidelines address a range of areas including legal issues and requirements, security, client consultation and a brief explanation of various communication protocols. The Kyoto ICT Guidelines do not cover hardware and/or software solutions.

Pages that cite the guide:

Customs Automation