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External resources on exporting

Externally-produced resources providing practical information on how the UK's exit from the EU affects export rules and international trade.

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Goods Vehicle Movement Service (GVMS) guide

HM Government

Guide for hauliers, carriers and intermediaries which brings together the key aspects of using the Goods Vehicle Movement Service to move goods between Great Britain and the EU. This information supports the transition to new customs procedures from 1 January 2022.

Transporting goods to and from the EU

HM Government

Simple guide which takes you through the stages involved in moving goods, covering: pre-journey documentation; documentation required when picking up goods; formalities at the EU and UK borders; and requirements after leaving the port.

Making a full export declaration


Guidance on what businesses need to do when making a full declaration to send goods from the UK, including the procedures that apply from 1 January 2022.

Ask the export support team a question


Helpline and online service for UK businesses selling goods or services to Europe. The government's export support team can answer questions about exporting to new markets, paperwork needed to sell abroad, and the rules for specific countries.

Trading with the EU and Northern Ireland – SME toolkit


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.

Exporting: Actions you need to take now


HMRC webinar explaining what businesses need to do to export goods from Great Britain to the EU and move goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It covers key export processes – staged border controls, zero-rated VAT, customs declaration, using an intermediary, licences, certificates and authorisations.

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