Have TIR carnets already been used for transit movements? If so, are customs officers ready to process them?
Yes, the TIR carnet was introduced in 1959 so customs agents are prepared. Their use avoids the need to use national transit procedures for each
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
EU authorities have implemented all usual border controls on traffic arriving from the UK from January 2021 onwards. This contrasts with to the approach taken
What customs processes and procedures are required for moving empty reusable packaging (for example boxes, crates and trays) for GB?
Reusable packaging requires a declaration. If the importer and exporter of the reusable packaging is the same person, you can make a ‘declaration by conduct’
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
In addition to the driver’s personal documents and any documents relevant to the load, goods vehicles crossing the border between the UK and EU will
What happens with Office of Transit procedures when ferries are diverted because of bad weather / strikes / other problems?
When consignments arrive at an Office of Transit which is different to the one listed in box 51 of the TAD, a “diversion” procedure is
The Check an HGV is ready to cross the border service closed in April 2021. You do not now need a Kent Access Permit (KAP)
What welfare responsibilities do transport businesses have when moving live animals over the UK border?
The welfare of live animals in transit is protected by EU law and by UK law (which is retained from EU membership). UK government guidance
When will our customs be able to update all the Office of Destination codes, we have various shipments and are trying to create TAD Documents, but some of our systems in the UK do not have the correct or updated codes in Europe.
The latest information (last updated 18 January 2021) on Transit Movement Offices can be found here: ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/dds2/col/col_search_home.jsp?Lang=en For further information on Union and Transit movements
Offices Database for the EU is available at ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/dds2/col/col_home.jsp?Lang=en