Import and export procedures
Free training and support for businesses for customs processes when moving goods into and out of Northern Ireland.
Apply for authorisation for the UK Trader Scheme if you bring goods into Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021
Find out how to get authorised to declare goods you bring into Northern Ireland not ‘at risk’ of moving to the EU so that EU duty will not be payable on those goods
Movement Assistance Scheme: get help with moving agri-food goods to Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021
From 1 January 2021, there are new requirements for moving live animals, products of animal origin, plants and plant products (agri-food goods) from Great Britain to Northern Ireland
The Trader Support Service is introducing a new digital process to submit supplementary declarations
Find out what types of AEO status you could apply for and the benefits of these
Find out what you need to do and how to apply to operate a customs warehouse when importing to the UK
You can use custom warehousing to delay duty and VAT. You will only pay when your goods leave the warehouse and go into free circulation
Check if you can apply for End-Use relief to reduce your payments when you import goods for a specific use. This can include repairs, maintenance or processing
Temporary duty suspensions and tariff quotas for importing goods into the UK
Use inward processing to delay or reduce import duties or VAT on goods that you process or repair
When you export goods outside the UK and EU for processing or repair and then re-import them, you can use Outward Processing to reduce your duty payments
Check if you should submit information sheets (INFs) if you're a UK trader using customs special procedures for inward or outward processing
Check if you can operate a facility and meet the conditions to store imported goods temporarily and find out how to apply
ATA Carnet lets you temporarily export commercial samples, trade fair or exhibition goods and professional equipment to countries that are part of the ATA Carnet system
Find out how the ATA Carnet works, what to do at customs, and what happens if your goods are lost, destroyed or stolen
Find out how the CPD Carnet works, how to apply and what to do at customs
An overview of your responsibilities to report trade conducted with EU member states through the Intrastat return
Find out about the different simplified declarations for imports and what you need to do to get authorisation to use them
Find out what you need to register for the National Export System (NES) to make an export declaration
Use the Import Control System if you import goods from outside of the EU into Northern Ireland or move goods into Northern Ireland from Great Britain, to give information to customs before your goods arrive
You may need permission to temporarily move or export goods outside the UK, for example if you take sales samples to a trade show
Moving goods from a special procedure in one part of the UK to a special procedure in another part of the UK
Find out what to do when you're moving goods between special procedures in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
If you're using common or Union transit you'll need to prepare your goods and plan your route
Use common and Union transit when exporting or taking goods out of the UK to move them quickly and delay duty until they reach their destination
Find out what you need to do to prepare your business to move goods using common and Union Transit
What you need to do when using common or Union transit to bring goods into or through the UK
Find out what you need to do if you start and end transit movements in Northern Ireland using common and Union transit.
Understanding the New Computerised Transit System and how to use it in your business
Find out how to move someone's personal belongings from Great Britain to Northern Ireland.
Find out what to do when goods which were declared for export in an EU country leave Northern Ireland, for either Great Britain or another non-EU country.