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
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 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
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
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
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
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
Using the Common Transit Convention (CTC) to move your goods is not mandatory. CTC allows the movement of goods to, from, through or between the
Is it correct that a T1 is not needed for a shipment going to the EU from the UK when the final destination is France?
You may wish to import your shipment directly into France rather than use CTC. Further information on UK export procedures (and an Annex on EU
Your goods are T1 status if they are non-union goods, or do not meet the criteria for T2 or T2F status Your goods are T2
If using Simplified Procedures, then the authorised consignor will start the transit movement in NCTS, produce and then print the TAD to give to the
Details of the EU’s requirements to use the Inward Processing facilitation can be found here: ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/inward-processing_en
What customs procedures will apply for goods in transit via the UK, e.g. travelling between France and the Republic of Ireland?
The UK will remain in the Common Transit Convention (CTC) after the end of the transition period, designed for moving goods between the EU and
The export declaration must be submitted before the goods depart for the port. You will need to complete GB export procedures and EU import procedures
When exporting from the EU through the UK to Ireland, previously a T2L was enough. What is the correct form now?
In the example, these are union goods going to an EU member state, so they would circulate under a Transit T2 document. A full list
When exporting goods from GB to the EU under transit, traders still need to follow the export guidance in the Border Operating Model – www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-border-operating-model