Union Anti-Fraud Programme Technical Assistance


Programme Category

EU Competitive Programmes

Programme Name

EU Anti-Fraud Programme

Programme Description

The EU Anti-Fraud Programme (2021-2027) has the following general objectives:

  • protecting the financial interests of the European Union by supporting action to combat irregularities, fraud and corruption affecting the EU budget
  • supporting mutual assistance between administrative authorities in EU Member States
  • ensuring the correct application of the law on customs and agricultural matters by supporting cooperation between administrative authorities in EU Member States and the European Commission
Programme Details

Identifier Code



Union Anti-Fraud Programme Technical Assistance


The EUAF aims to:

  • strengthen and improve the beneficiaries’ investigative and operational capacity, through the activities detrimental to the EU financial interests, arrests made, convictions, seizures, confiscations, recoveries, prevented losses to the national and EU budgets, and fraud schemes uncovered;
  • strengthen and improvement of beneficiaries’ technical capacity to carry out verifications of trucks, containers and (other) vehicles.

Detailed Call Description

The topics that have opened for the submission of proposals, under the present call, are the following:

For more information about each topic please click on the respective ID number or visit the call document.


Call Total Budget


Financing percentage by EU or other bodies / Level of Subsidy or Loan

You can apply for more project funding (90%) if your project is a “priority” action (pp. 20-21 of the working document).

Thematic Categories

  • Information Technology
  • Justice - Security

Eligibility for Participation

  • Central Government
  • International Organisations
  • Local Authorities
  • State-owned Enterprises

Eligibility For Participation Notes

In order to be eligible, the applicants (beneficiaries and affiliated entities) must be legal entities (public or private bodies) which are:

  • national or regional public authorities or international organisations that can help to achieve a EUAF objective, in particular to protect the EU financial interests; or
  • research and educational institutes and non-profit making entities that can help to achieve the objectives of the EUAF Programme, in particular to protect the EU financial interests, and have been established and operating for at least one year.

Call Opening Date


Call Closing Date


EU Contact Point


For questions about this programme, please contact: OLAF-FMB-HERCULE@ec.europa.eu

(Publish Date: 18/08/2021-for internal use only)