UK Border Model General

Overview The UK Government’s approach to negotiations means that the UK will be leaving the EU’s Single Market and Customs Union. As such, there is already considerable clarity on what businesses need to do to prepare for the end of the transition period. After the transition period, the UK Government will operationalise import controls on […]

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UK Imports Core Model Jan 2021 Stage 1

1.1.1      Overview January 2021 marks the first stage of the UK’s new import controls on goods moving to GB from the EU. This section describes the Stage 1 Core Model for importing goods – the processes that all movements must follow from January 2021. In addition to the Core Model, there will be additional requirements […]

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UK Imports Jan 2021 Stage 1 Facilitation & Non-Freight

1.1.1      Import Facilitations From 1 January, a number of facilitations will be available to reduce the impact of import processes. This section covers a range of facilitations, but is non exhaustive. The existing range of customs facilitations for RoW trade will also be available for EU imports. Transit From 1 January 2021 traders will be […]

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UK Imports Jan 2021 Stage 1 (Controls)

Additional Requirements 1.1.1 Overview This section describes additional processes users will face when importing the following goods: (1.2.2) Goods covered by International Conventions / Commitments • Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) • Rough Diamonds (Kimberley) • Temporary import of non-perishables (ATA Carnets) (1.2.3) Goods subject to Sanitary and Phytosanitary Controls • Animal […]

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UK Imports Jan 2021 Stage 1 (SPS Controls)

1.1.1      Goods Subject to Sanitary and Phytosanitary Controls Various new Sanitary and Phytosanitary controls will apply to goods imported from the EU from 1 January 2021. Details of the controls which will apply are in the following sections. Key definitions for traders Controls from 1 January 2021 will introduce a number of new processes and […]

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UK Imports Jan 2021 Stage 1 (Non-SPS Controls)

Excise Goods A comprehensive guide on Importing Excise Goods can be found here. Businesses importing excise goods into GB will have to complete a customs import declaration. This can be a full or simplified declaration (the simplified declaration available to importers of excise goods from the EU is the same as is available to importers […]

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UK Imports April 2021 Stage 2 (Full SPS Controls)

2.1.1 Overview There will be no changes to the core import process from April 2021, and for the majority of goods, there will be no change in import procedures overall. However, certain categories of (2.2.3) goods subject to Sanitary and Phytosanitary controls will have additional requirements placed on them, as follows: • Animal products (Products […]

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UK Imports from July 2021 Stage 3 (All Controls Apply)

3.1.1 Overview This section describes the Stage 3 Core Model – the processes that all goods movements must follow from July 2021. The Core Model is not an exhaustive list of all the requirements which may apply to a goods movement. Further requirements apply for particular goods movements are outlined in Additional Requirements SECTION 3.2. […]

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UK Import (SPS Controls)

3.1.1 Goods Subject to Sanitary and Phytosanitary Controls Key definitions for traders These controls will introduce a number of new processes and procedures which will apply to the import of Animal Products, Fish, Shellfish and their Products, Live Animals and Plants and Plant Products. These controls include the requirements for: • Import pre-notifications • Health […]

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Exporting UK to EU Core Model

4.1.1 Overview This section describes the Stage 3 Core Model for exports – the processes that all goods movements must follow from 1 January. The Core Model is not exhaustive, and further requirements applicable for particular goods movements are outlined in Additional Requirements. The Stage 3 Core Model consists of the following processes, set out […]

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UK to EU Export / Import Controls (SPS)

Goods Subject to Sanitary and Phytosanitary Controls Key definitions for traders These controls will introduce a number of new processes and procedures which will apply to the import of Animal Products, Fish, Shellfish and their Products, Live Animals and Plants and Plant Products. These controls include the requirements for: • Import pre-notifications • Health certification […]

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UK to EU Export / Import Controls (Non-SPS)

Excise goods A comprehensive guide on Exporting Excise Goods can be found here. UK-based business exporting excise goods from GB will have to complete a customs export declaration after the end of the Transition Period. This can be a full or simplified declaration and will include exports to the EU. Excise goods will be able […]

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EU to UK RoRo Requirements

I am a UK importer – what do I need to know about the supply chains for getting my goods out of the EU and imported into the UK? Exporting through RoRo Ports Step 1 – Who can export goods from the EU, and do they need to register? Following the end of the transition […]

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UK to EU RoRo Requirements

I am a UK exporter – what do I need to know about the steps the EU importer needs to take? Importing GB to EU via RoRo Ports Step 1 – Does the EU importer need to be registered? Every business importing goods into the EU will need to have an Economic Operator’s Registration and […]

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Controlled Imports List

Controlled Goods list – Imports    Excise goods Including alcohol, hydrocarbon oils, tobacco, climate change levy and biofuels Controlled drugs and Drug precursor chemicals Specific drugs under licence only Endangered species (CITES-listed endangered animals and plants or their products) The UK will continue to comply with the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of […]

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UK Border Agencies

Roles and Responsibilities This section describes the roles of key government and related organisations in managing the Border with the EU, and a summary of the key border related systems managed by each organisation / department. The Border and Protocol Delivery Group works with broad range of Departments to ensure there is an effective border. […]

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RoRo EU to UK 2021 UK Guidance

Bringing goods to the UK from the EU through roll on roll off ports from 1 January 2021 New rules for January 2021 The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end this year. This page tells you what you’ll need to do from 1 January 2021. It […]

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