News update on the letters sent by HMRC to VAT-registered traders highlighting the key actions businesses must now take to continue trading with Europe from 1 January 2021. The letter reminds businesses of the professional support that will be needed to complete import and export declarations.
External resources on customs
Externally-produced resources providing practical information on how the UK's exit from the EU affects customs processes and international trade.
A one-hour webinar delivered by the Department for International Trade focusing on changes that businesses need to be aware of when trading with EU and non-EU countries.
EU portal for exports outside the EU or import into the EU which covers duties, taxes, product rules and requirements for all EU countries and over 120 other markets around the world. Includes an A-Z of EU trade agreements with non-EU markets and a Rules of Origin self-assessment tool (ROSA).
A selection of free webinars from the UK Customs Academy covering a wide range of international trade topics including customs declarations, methods of valuation for import duty, incoterms 2020 and moving goods into and out of the UK post-transition.
Information on customs declaration training and the trade documentation specialists available through the Chamber of Commerce Network.
From 1 January 2021 you will need an EORI number to move goods between the UK and the EU. Find out how to apply or check the status of your application.
Guidance from the European Commission to help businesses prepare for the end of the transition period. Includes a Brexit readiness checklist for companies doing business with the UK (PDF, 6 pages) and sector-specific advice.
An Institute of Export and International Trade webinar explaining the key parts of the UK Government's Border Operating Model for traders. Supporting material is available through their Border Operating Model hub.
Directory of online and face to face training courses that can help you submit customs declarations.
Find out how to get a legally binding decision which provides assurance that your goods have the correct commodity code for use in all UK and EU customs administrations.
Directory of customs agents and fast parcel operators who can help submit customs declarations.
Tool that helps you find the correct commodity code to put on your customs declaration and highlights when you need a license to move your goods or if there is a tariff quota