New Trade Rules
As the UK has left the European Union (EU), customs declarations are required for all imports and exports between Great Britain and the EU. You may also have to pay customs duty and continue to pay other taxes like import VAT.
We appreciate businesses are making real efforts to get to grips with these new rules and we know it is challenging. That’s why we’re continuing to write to you on a regular basis, to support you with the steps you need to take to carry on trading with the EU.
In this email we’re sharing a letter that we’re sending to all customers based in Great Britain who trade with the EU focusing on how to make import and export customs declarations.
The key reminders are:
Support and guidance for businesses
We have a range of customer support, online guidance and tutorials available to help you adapt to new rules for trading with the EU. Here’s some of the support that’s available for you:
Watch our short videos on HMRC's YouTube channel to familiarise yourself with customs processes and what you need to do before trading goods with the EU.
We’re delivering daily webinars including:
If you’d like to attend a webinar you can register here.
Check out our forums
To ask and get answers to specific questions about HMRC processes for importing or exporting, please visit our customer forums.
Give us a call
Our customer service advisors are available to answer your queries on the Customs and International Trade helpline. They’ll help you with importing, exporting and customs reliefs. The helpline is open from 8am to 10pm Monday to Friday and from 8am to 4pm at weekends.
Call to speak to an advisor on 0300 322 9434.
We will continue to provide guidance and support to help you and your business through these regular emails.