Policy paper, case studies, and other guides on how the UK's border with the EU will work for importing and exporting goods after 1 January 2021. The guidance for traders and hauliers has been updated to reflect the revised timetable for the introduction of the next stage of UK import requirements, as well as including additional detail on policies and processes.
External resources on customs
HMRC letters to VAT-registered UK businesses in trading with the EU, highlighting new rules and procedures for importing goods from or exporting goods to the EU. The latest letters cover how traders should prepare for the end of staged import controls on 1 January 2022.
Bite-sized summaries explaining the actions and decisions that SMEs need to take when importing and exporting, providing services in the EU, travelling for business, trading and moving goods in and out of Northern Ireland, hiring EU citizens, and protecting data and IP. Includes a useful glossary of terms you need to know and helpline numbers.
The IOE&IT provides support, training and advice on international trade, exporting, customs, AEO status, and other key issues for UK businesses.
Suite of on-demand short videos from UK government for businesses on importing, exporting, rules of origin, tariffs, providing services to EU markets, Northern Ireland, data handling, hiring staff, and selling goods. Sector-specific videos also cover chemicals regulations, IP, emissions, waste, and Horizon funding.
UPS Brexit resources page outlining how to ship between the UK and the EU, including a Brexit-Ready Toolkit and shipping manuals.
HMRC webinar explaining how to make import declarations to import goods between the EU and Great Britain, including simplified and supplementary declarations, as well as the key terminology and new processes.
Detailed guidance on rules of origin requirements under the EU trade agreement. It explains the most important provisions which businesses need to understand and comply with, in order to ensure that they pay zero tariffs when trading with the EU.
Set of leaflets designed for firms to hand out to clients and customers covering exporting, importing, a trader checklist, and travel to and from the UK after the end of the Brexit transition period.
Tool to help businesses fill in customs declarations and other paperwork, check if there's duty or VAT to pay, and find out about duty reliefs when importing and exporting.
ICAEW's Brexit hub
Find more guidance and material on how to prepare for the end of the transition period.
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