To make sure your business operations run smoothly and to prevent delays in exporting goods, make sure you prepare carefully.
And to help keep things simple, we have created a smart, step-by-step guide to preparing your customs declaration for exporting goods. Simply answer each question and follow the handy links, as required.
Do you know the Commodity Codes for the goods you’re Exporting? Every consignment will need this for customs entry as the codes identify whether your export is subject to any licensing, duty rates or VAT.
▼ YES ▼
You can find your Commodity codes here on the HMRC’s trade tariff tool.
You may need to determine who pays for the various processes of the export (freight, clearance costs, VAT, duty and much more). This is determined by Incoterms - do you know the Incoterms of your export?
▼ YES ▼
Find out more about the list of Inter-company terms here.
All exports will now be subject to customs declarations such as Export Accompanying Documents (EADs), once we have obtained all of the required data and documentation, we can ensure the export EAD is raised for the consignment.
You can find out more about EADs here and we can support you with raising the documentation.
Please check you have got all the correct documentation ready for exporting but remember, if you need help, we are here to provide support and can process your custom declarations on your behalf. So let us be your firstpoint of call!
Our step-by-step checklist to preparing your customs declaration ahead of Importing into the UK.