"From August 1 all controlling authorities and customs offices
will join the Single Window electronic system which affords to significantly
reduce the time for clearance process, minimize corruption and tighten control
over work of customs officers. This is a vivid example of the implementation in
Ukraine of best international practices", commented on the launch of the Single
Window system in test mode Chairman of the SFS Roman Nasirov.
According to him, the Single Window initiative was called to
integrate information systems of all the services. Now regulatory authorities
are required to conduct work only through this system.
The Minister noted that the Single Window implies the
implementation of all controlling procedures using IT-system at the customs.
The officials of the controlling bodies will have an internet access to the database
through a special web interface designed on the basis of relevant systems of
the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine.
"Thus, controlling services, physically located in
different places, can share information that will be stored in a single
database. Finally, there would be ensured effective coordination of activities
of all services throughout the whole territory of Ukraine", said Roman Nasirov.
that for businesses the application process will be greatly simplified.
The time for controlling state authorities will be only 4 hours to decide on
the respective type of control. In addition, enterprises prepare and submit the
necessary documents only once in electronic form. The declarant
can also report through the Single Window regulatory authorities about particular
time and place of customs control procedure convenient to him.