Importing Exporting Guidance

Guidance Importing, exporting and transporting products or goods after Brexit When the UK leaves the EU there may be changes to UK-EU trade at the UK border including on customs, tariffs, VAT, safety and security, documentation, vehicle standards, and controlled products. Published 6 February 2019 Last updated 22 February 2019 — see all updates From: Department […]

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Road Haulage Permits No Deal

ECMT international road haulage permits Permits to travel to or through European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) member countries, and the rules you have to follow. Published 26 November 2018 Last updated 30 August 2019 — see all updates From: Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency and Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain Contents Prepare for […]

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International Road Haulage No Deal

Carry out international road haulage after Brexit What UK goods vehicle operators need to do to carry out international road haulage if there’s a no-deal Brexit. Published 8 August 2019 Last updated 29 August 2019 — see all updates From: Department for Transport, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency, Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain, and Driver […]

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Export Live Animals No Deal

Export live animals What certificates you need to export live animals from the UK, and what you’ll need to do in a no-deal Brexit. Published 9 November 2016 Last updated 30 August 2019 — see all updates From: Animal and Plant Health Agency Contents Stay up to date What you’ll need to do in a […]

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Transit UK to EU

UK Trade Tariff: community and common transit outwards Updated 31 October 2018 Contents 1. Introduction 2. The law 3. External and internal community transit: T1, T2, T2F 4. The New Computerised Transit System (NCTS) 5. Community transit at departure 6. Community transit at destination 7. Completion of declarations under the NCTS 8. Use of the […]

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Customs, Excise & VAT

Feb 2019 Update to Dec 2019 Note If the UK exits the EU without a deal, UK businesses will have to apply customs, excise and VAT procedures to goods traded with the EU, in broadly the same way that already applies for goods traded outside of the EU. The UK intends to establish an independent […]

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UK Simplification of Entry Summary Declaration (No Deal)

HMRC outlines phased approach for Entry Summary Declarations Plans to phase in Entry Summary Declarations if the UK leaves the EU without a deal are announced by the government. Published 19 February 2019 From: HM Revenue & Customs, HM Treasury, and The Rt Hon Mel Stride MP The government has today (Tuesday 19 February) announced […]

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Temporary Simplified Customs Procedure [Mar 2019]

Overview In the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal, from 11pm GMT on 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020), many UK businesses will need to apply the same procedures to EU trade that apply when trading with the rest of the world. Currently, under import processes for trading with the rest of the world, […]

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Temporary Simplified Procedure II [Mar 2019]

HMRC outlines extension of Transitional Simplified Procedures HMRC has today (22 March 2019) announced further details of measures to support businesses with new customs requirements, if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. HMRC is extending arrangements already announced for traders to use Transitional Simplified Procedures (TSP) which will make importing easier. This includes: […]

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HMRC Letter re Simplification

Dear customer Leaving the EU: actions for your business to take now to be ready for no deal We are writing to you because you are VAT registered and currently import and/or export goods with the EU. This letter sets out actions that it’s important you take now and changes you need to be prepared for, […]

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Travelling on EU Passport

Travellers to the EU with a UK passport Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How the passport rules will change Actions you can take now The passport rules for travel to most countries in Europe will change if the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) without a deal. If you travel to Europe for […]

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Pets

Individuals travelling with pets Contents Preparing for travel Arriving in the EU Repeat trips to the EU Returning to the UK Travel from countries that are not free from tapeworm (Echinococcus multilocularis) Actions you can take now If the UK leaves the EU without a deal in March 2019, it would become a third country […]

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Services

Businesses supplying services to the EU Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How VAT accounting processes will change Changes to VAT IT systems Exhaustion of intellectual property rights Actions you can take now Businesses that trade with the EU will broadly follow the same customs controls as businesses trading with the rest of the world – […]

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Tour Operators

Tour operators Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How VAT accounting processes will change Changes to VAT IT systems Actions you can take now Businesses that trade with the EU will broadly follow the same customs controls as businesses trading with the rest of the world – so they will need to adapt their business to […]

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Haulage Companies

Haulage companies operating between the UK and the EU Updated 21 December 2018 Contents Dealing with import VAT Changes to VAT IT systems Actions you can take now The trade that you carry out with the EU will broadly follow the customs controls that apply for the rest of the world. So, you will need […]

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Freight Forwarders

Freight forwarders Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How customs processes will change Transit of non-EU goods within the EU Dealing with import VAT Changes to VAT IT systems Actions you can take now The trade that is carried out with the EU will broadly follow the customs controls that apply for the rest of the […]

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Customs Agents

Customs agents Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How customs processes will change Dealing with import VAT Changes to VAT IT systems £8 million funding scheme for customs intermediaries and traders Actions you can take now The trade that is carried out with the EU will broadly follow the customs controls that apply for the rest […]

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Ports & Airports

Ports and airports Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How customs processes will change Actions you can take now Businesses that trade with the EU will broadly follow the same customs controls as businesses trading with the rest of the world – so they will need to adapt their business to comply with these systems, processes […]

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Customs Warehouses

Customs warehouses Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How customs processes will change Actions you can take now Businesses that trade with the EU will broadly follow the same customs controls as businesses trading with the rest of the world – so they will need to adapt their business to comply with these systems, processes and […]

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Temporary Storage

Temporary storage operators Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How customs processes will change Actions you can take now Businesses that trade with the EU will broadly follow the same customs controls as businesses trading with the rest of the world – so they will need to adapt their business to comply with these systems, processes […]

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Creative, Cultural & Sports

Organisations, businesses and individuals in the creative, cultural, and sport sectors – Updated 21 December 2018 If the UK leaves the EU without any deal on 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020), the UK will be considered a third country for customs purposes in the EU, and you will have to make import and export declarations. You need […]

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Importing Live Animals & Animal Products

Traders importing live animals, animal products and high-risk food and feed not of animal origin from the EU and the rest of the world Updated 21 December 2018 Contents Importing direct from the EU How processes will change if you import direct from the EU Importing from outside the EU How processes will change if […]

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Horses and Equines

Businesses and individuals moving horses and other equines between the UK and the EU Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How processes would change Actions you can take now If you are moving horses and other equines between the UK and other EU countries you must currently follow EU rules. These require equines to travel with […]

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Exporting Live Animals & Animal Products

Traders exporting live animals, animal products and high-risk food and feed to the EU and the rest of the world Updated 21 December 2018 Contents Exporting direct to the EU How processes will change if you export direct to the EU Exporting outside the EU How the process will change if you are exporting outside […]

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Endangered Species

Moving endangered species between the UK and the EU Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How processes will change Actions you can take now Global trade and movement of endangered animals or plants, or their products (for example skin, fur, teeth, shell, feathers, blood or seeds) is controlled under the Convention in International Trade in Endangered […]

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Plants & Plant Products

Businesses buying and selling timber or timber products in the EU Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How processes will change Actions you can take now Currently, businesses buying and selling timber or timber products in the EU must ensure it is legal, complying with the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) and Forest Law Enforcement Governance and […]

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