ApiaTrámites - 100% online processing for the importation of +90 thousand vehicles per year
The procedure for the import license of new motor vehicles is one of the most used procedures in Uruguay.
It is managed before the Industrial Regimes Administration Division (DARI) of the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining (MIEM) and enables importation before the National Customs Directorate. The requirement for this is to have the purchase invoice, the certificate of origin, and to comply with the regulations for the importation of automobiles, where the importation of zero kilometer vehicles manufactured in the current year or the one immediately prior to the time of enter national territory. The payment of said procedure can also be paid through the web payment system set up in the procedure itself, the cost of which is 0.2 readjustable units (equivalent to US $ 31).
For the authorization of exceptions for vehicles that are in national territory from a date prior to the year 2020, it is necessary to document that on the date of entry, it did meet the conditions provided by the regulation.
The procedure implemented with the ApiaTrámites solution and Apia BPMS technology, contemplates its execution 100% online from the beginning to the end, contemplating the entry and veracity of the documents with digital signature and the payment through the different means of payment available in the country, without the need to deliver information on paper or attend the body in person, as well as all its internal processing and electronic notification of its completion. It also includes digital interaction with whoever carries out the process, during its analysis to request adjustments to the information presented and interoperability with the other organizations involved.
“The existence of this procedure allowed to gain in processing time, before the procedure was presented at an entrance table in paper format, it was processed and once the company itself or citizen had to act as a state cadet, he had to return to seek the approval resolution and take it to the National Customs Directorate ", commented Mauricio Reyna, director of DARI.
“All those transfers are not done anymore. Today it is all automatic, thanks to our system in Apia. The entry is online, the technical study and its approval also, in addition to the shipment to Customs, achieving interoperability between organizations that makes the process transparent for citizens and companies, "said the hierarch.
Additionally, Cr. Reyna highlights the improvements in efficiency and associated times: “Times accelerated by around 700%; What used to take more than a week today is resolved in no more than a day.
The companies or people from the interior of the country, before they had to go yes or yes to the entrance table at the headquarters of the Ministry of Industry in the Montevideo capital to be able to carry out this procedure and then look for it again. They had to speak to people in three offices. Now there is no presence at all. It's all online. "
Each year, more than 48 thousand licenses for cars and 41 thousand licenses for motorcycles are carried out and those who wish to import a vehicle only require an electronic device with internet access to enable the import before the state in a single procedure.