To transport these products from the UK to the EU from 1 January 2021, you will need: An export health certificate, which you need to
You need to establish the basis on which you are currently selling to your customer. If you are selling on an ex-factory basis where the
Assuming the product is not in transit (i.e. they have been imported into GB and cleared customs) then the basic SPS arrangements (the need for
An import to France is an import to the EU. The EU has rules and requirements for importing and exporting goods to and from all
No, all goods being exported and imported will need to comply with requirements and border formalities.
Products that have been imported from a third country into GB can be re-exported to the EU so long as they meet the requirements of
Yes, an EU registered company who holds a transit guarantee in the EU can start movements in GB with the EU guarantee, however they will
Can an EU registered customs agency (with simplified procedures) register on the NCTS system or do we need to open a sister firm in the UK?
The New Computerised Transit System (NCTS) is a system of electronic declaration and processing that traders must use to submit Common Transit declarations. NCTS is
If you’re regularly moving goods using transit procedures, you can apply for authorised consignor or consignee status which will allow you to start or end
Can the ENS for the EU be done by a UK-based company or customs agent or only via a French company on their ICS?
An ENS can be raised by a UK-based company but they will need an EU EORI number and access to the French ICS system. Submission
Currently if any container arrives at a site with missing seals, it would have to be rejected. If circa 1% goods will be opened / sampled, what measures are in place to assure companies that the product is not contaminated or at risk of spoilage due to the mishandling?
The BCPs have an obligation to ensure consignments are not cross contaminated with other goods at the BCP. Authorities would follow established rules laid down
Consignments collected from several sites each with their own EHC cannot be sealed at the final premises where the last consignment is added. It is
If you are a UK approved establishment that does not export POAO to the EU, you don’t have to be listed. However, if you produce
Do we include the MRN for the FR/ENS made in the FR/ICS in the Logistics Envelope? If not how do they know we’ve done the ENS?
The ENS data is submitted to the French ICS – for accompanied freight, confirmation that the ENS declaration has been done is via acknowledgment of
Do you need to do transit requirements for every journey even if you have done a full export declaration including S&S requirements?
The CTC is a facilitation that may provide benefits to traders by allowing some customs processes to be done away from the border. If you
In preparation for 1 January 2021, your UK approved food businesses will need to be listed with the EU: to export POAO (products of animal
For products made in the EU, which are sent to our UK distributor and then exported back into the EU, will there be tariffs on these goods?
There are a number of customs facilitations that suspend or relieve payment of import duties in certain circumstances. These include: Inward Processing (IP) which enables
From 1 January 2021 Safety & Security (S&S) information will be required on exported goods to the EU. This will be either a combined customs
How can I confirm my TRACES approval number? It is not on the EU list but we are an approved business.
Exporters wishing to send Products of Animal Origin (POAO), Animal by-products (ABP) or Germinal Products to the European Union (EU) must have their Exporting Business
Detailed information on using the NCTS system is available at www.gov.uk/guidance/using-the-new-computerised-transit-system-to-move-goods-across-the-eu and-efta-countries
Dedicated Traders Showcase There is a dedicated Traders Showcase Site which holds a wealth of information to support traders following the transition period here: Exporting goods
If goods fail inspection, will they be destroyed regardless of what the reason for the failure was? I.e. if a document is missing or there was an issue with some of the info submitted on the EHC?
If your consignment does not have the correct documentation or fails an inspection at a BCP in the EU, it could be required to be