With Brexit now Done, we have moved into the “Transition Period” which will take us up to midnight 31/12/2020. We will be keeping our customers updated with all the new News regarding Customs Clearance and Freight procedures once they are published. We receive regular updates ourselves from all parties involved within Freight Industry as decisions are made on how we are to move forward once January 1st 2021 arrives.
The Government has issued a New Statement saying that they plan to Introduce Import Controls on all EU goods at the Border after the Transition Period ends on 31/12/2020. You can read it from the attached link here https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-confirms-plans-to-introduce-import-controls?utm_source=7112f7d2-9daf-4d3e-8d31-e0f2357e1554&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate
Please find documents for Customs Requirements that would need to be completed. These are including Direct Representations and Booking Forms.
AGENT Direct Rep LCL TRADER Direct Rep LCL Import Booking Info Export Booking Info
The Government have issued new details regarding ECMT forms for transport, if the UK leaves the EU with “NO DEAL”. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/ecmt-international-road-haulage-permits?utm_source=ad503893-327f-4fec-8094-375d97dcdb6f&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate
Although these may have already come to your attention, can we suggest you distribute them to all your clients and partners?
Hopefully these notes, and further information released under the search term ‘Brexit’ within www.gov.uk over the coming days will cover most questions, and those that need to can start taking action as outlined to protect their operations.
If you do not have an active EORI this will be needed for Customs Clearance post Brexit, it’s free to apply and currently takes just a few days. All customers without an EORI number must apply now at https://www.gov.uk/eori
Try to establish the Customs commodity codes and incoterms for your goods, for Post Brexit and CDS. This will allow you to apply the correct rate and amount of Duty and keep you compliant with HMRC https://www.gov.uk/trade-tariff
Is your business ready to provide commercial documentation for each Export or Import movement? This should include; goods description / tariff number / value & currency / packaging details / weight / origin / EORI number / Commodity code.