Government update

Customs and Border Controls from January 2021

Some additional guidance and material which you are welcome to share in the meantime:

September Trader letter which covers EORI and other actions traders should be taking now: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/letters-to-businesses-about-new-trade-arrangements-with-the-eu-from-1-january-2021

Step-by-step guides that may be useful to signpost businesses to:

Traders will also need to know if the goods are on the controlled goods list or not, so there’s more information about that here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/list-of-goods-imported-into-great-britain-from-the-eu-that-are-controlled?&utm_source=t.co_hmrcgovuk&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=transition&utm_content=controlled_goods

Videos have been published on HMRC’s official YouTube channel – one on Customs, one on Imports and one on Exports. These may be of interest to you or any businesses you are supporting.

These videos are as follows:

Description: If you’re a UK business thinking about bringing in goods from overseas, this video is here to help you understand more about the customs process. For more information have a look at the guidance available on gov.uk

Description: If you’re a UK business thinking about bringing goods from overseas into the UK to sell or use in your business, this video is here to help you understand more about the decisions and processes for importing into the UK. For more information have a look at the guidance available on gov.uk 

Description: If you’re a UK business thinking about selling products overseas, this video is here to help you understand more about the decisions and processes for exporting to other countries. For more information have a look at the guidance available on gov.uk