Dedicated Traders Showcase There is a dedicated Traders Showcase Site which holds a wealth of information to support traders following the transition period. Please note that the new Trader Showcase has been developed using Dropbox Paper, which usually requires users to have an account to access content, so we recommend opening a free account – […]
Yes, the Commission has produced a FAQ which sets out some answers to questions relating to tax and customs. It is available here
For the purposes of customs, the UK is now treated as any other non-EU country. In particular, customs procedures and formalities apply to trade between the UK and the EU. However, in accordance with the agreed Protocol on Ireland and Northern Ireland, EU customs rules and procedures generally continue to apply to goods entering and leaving […]
UK government guidance provides a full list of all documents and administrative considerations for UK-registered HGVs heading for the EU LINK Drivers will also need appropriate documents, as will their loads LINK. At time of writing, drivers may need to show that they are clear of Coronavirus, even if they are EU-based LINK. Vehicles approaching […]
No, all goods being exported and imported will need to comply with requirements and border formalities.
Can our EU clients clear the goods in the country of entry as well as the country for final destination?
If a trader does not have an EU VAT number and the goods are going to another Member State, fiscal representation could be used to clear the import in the Member State of entry, using the EU EORI and the EU VAT number of an agent or broker.
This publication provides a comprehensive guide for hauliers. You can also use the ‘Check and HGV is Ready to Cross the Border’ service to make sure you have the paperwork you need to cross the border between GB and the EU here: If you are traveling from GB to the EU via the Port of […]
EU has rules and requirements for importing and exporting goods to and from all Member States. Member States may have different names for their IT and other systems in place to ensure that border formalities are complied with.
Can old stock labels of POAO (for example UK BB 011 EC) be sent to Ukraine? The truck will travel through the EU so do the labels need to be the new format ,GB BB 011. The end destination isn’t the EU though so can we still send old labels to Ukraine?
The guidance on labelling and identification marks for products of animal origin (POAO) is available on the Foods Standards Agency (FSA) website. It outlines the health and identification mark requirements that will allow POAO produced by UK businesses to be placed on EU and non-EU markets from 1 January 2021.You can find the guidance here:
How long will labelling for food items made in 2020 with EU health codes be accepted in the UK? Will they need to add the GB health code?
Until 30 September 2022, prepacked food and caseins can continue to use an EU, GB or NI address for the FBO on the GB market. You can further information about food labelling here: