Brazil NFe and NFCe: New validation rules enacted

Gabriel Pezzato
October 13, 2021

The NT 2021.003 has been published and replaces the NT 2017.001. The NT regulates the fields cEAN and cEANTrib of the NFe and NFCe, along with their validation against the GTIN Register (Global Trade Item Number Register).
The timeline for the implementation of the new rules is divides in two steps:

  • First Step – Rules: I03-30, I12-60, U01-30, 9I03-10, and 9I12-10 – test available from 04 July 2022, and production from 12 September 22; and
  • Second Step – Rules: 9I03-20, 9I03-30, 9I03-40, 9I12-20, and 9I12-30 – test available from 06 March 2023, and production from 12 June 2023

Nevertheless, a few States have already implemented the new validation rules.

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Gabriel Pezzato

Gabriel Pezzato is a Senior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos. Based in Stockholm and originally from Brazil, Gabriel’s background is in tax, corporate and administrative law. Gabriel earned a Law degree and a specialization degree in Tax Law in his home country and has a master’s degree in International and European Tax Law from Uppsala University (Sweden).
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