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Customer Import & Export Guidance

Export - UK to EU

  1. Register for an Economic Operator Registration and Identification number (EORI) in your country’s customs website.

https://www.gov.uk/eori

  1. Check if you require a licence to export your goods

https://bit.ly/2FNBPUp

  1. Establish the origin of the goods

Establishing the origin of the goods will help to identify whether they qualify for lower or no customs duty under a tariff preference scheme

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/rules-of-origin

  1. Find the commodity (HS classification) code of your goods

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/uk-tariffs-from-1-january-2021

  1. For each consignment, you must complete a commercial invoice, commercial invoice must include the following
    1. Full Shipper address
    2. Shipper EORI number
    3. Full Consignee address
    4. Consignee EORI number
    5. Full description of goods
    6. Individual value of goods
    7. Totalled value of goods
    8. HS Codes of goods
    9. Country of Origin

 

Import - EU to UK

1. Register for an Economic Operator Registration and Identification number (EORI) in your country’s customs website.

https://www.gov.uk/eori

2. Find out the commodity (HS classification) code to classify your goods for the import declaration.

3. Establish the origin of the goods

Establishing the origin of the goods will help to identify whether they qualify for lower or no customs duty under a tariff preference scheme

4. Check for import restrictions or additional requirements

5. For each consignment, determine the value of your goods

6. Declare your Import to HMRC Customs

    • Bullet Express Customs Care Team can assist you with this, contact us for more details of what we can offer and what is required.

7. Duty & VAT

    • Possible import duty and VAT depend on the classification of the goods and where they come from.  Contact Bullet Express Customs Care team for more information.

Complete our Customer Support Application form to kick off a discussion with our Customs Care team!

More useful Brexit links:

Brexit Preparation Checklist

Phases & Dates for UK Importers

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