What is Authorized Operator Status?
Authorized Operator Status enables to simplify customs operations of organizations that are regularly traceable, financially capable and hold safety and security standards. Certificate of customs approved operator status has been serving same purpose since approximately ten years.How is it possible to obtain Authorized Operator Status
Public institutions and organizations are able to obtain Authorized Operator Status through natural and legal persons who have been active for three years within customs territory of Turkey including free zonesRequirements for Certification;
a) Reliability requirement: Applicant must have not violated customs regulations within last years and applicants or capital-holders must have not been alleged and convicted by threating public security of authorized person operating customs and foreign trade
b) Reliability and traceability requirement for trade records
c) Financial capability requirement: Positive financial capability report for last three years must be submitted.
d) Safety and security standard requirement: It requires to comply with ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 standards, establish security zones and monitor with camera.