EU Exit: Apply for an XI EORI number

News article

If you move goods to or from Northern Ireland, from 1 January 2021 you’ll need an EORI number that starts with XI

From 1 January 2021 you’ll need an EORI number that starts with XI to:

  • move goods between Northern Ireland and non-EU countries
  • make a declaration in Northern Ireland
  • get a customs decision in Northern Ireland

How do I get an XI EORI number?
To get an EORI number that starts with XI, you must already have an EORI number that starts with GB.

If you do not have one, apply for an EORI number that starts with GB as soon as possible.


First published 18 November 2020