The recent changes to the trading rules may leave you with many questions. We can provide the information and tailored guidance your business needs to trade successfully with the EU and other markets.
This page covers the important trade issues that may impact your business. Our free support services can help you implement the necessary changes in your business. We also can help you access programmes that will financially support you in your trading activities.
To trade with the EU, you'll now need to:
Complete the transition checklist at this government webpage.
When you export goods abroad, you now need to submit a customs declaration. Chamber Customs is a customs declaration service that helps simplify the importing and exporting process.
To learn how to complete your own customs declaration or receive training on this topic visit their webpage.
You must declare any goods you send to the EU, providing details about the goods and their value, using a customs declaration form. You can get a customs intermediary to help you do this.
You’ll need an Export Health Certificate (EHC), available at this government webpage, to export food or drink containing products of animal origin.
You can check if you might be able to delay your declarations and duty payments at this government webpage. Your business may be eligible for this if your goods are not on the controlled goods list and you do not have a poor compliance record.
To learn more about the new points-based immigration system introduced, please visit this government webpage.
Department for International Trade have prepared a step-by-step checklist on how to move goods from the UK to other countries, including the EU.
Download this toolkit to find out more about trading with the EU and Northern Ireland.
For mainland UK businesses moving goods into Northern Ireland, it’s important to act now to comply with the new rules. There are five key actions for businesses to take:
For further information, visit the government's Moving Goods from Great Britain to Northern Ireland webpage.