The UK has left the EU, and the Brexit transition period comes to an end this year. Take action now to get ready for new rules from January 2021. This update is issued by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and provides the latest information for businesses.
EU-UK Joint Committee statement on implementation of the Withdrawal Agreement: A UK-EU Joint Committee statement on the implementation of the Withdrawal Agreement.
UK Government statement on the UK-EU Joint Committee and the Implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol: A government statement on the UK-EU Joint Committee and the Implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol.
Trading and moving goods in and out of Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021 Consolidation of information on how to prepare if you trade and move goods in and out of Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021.
Customs, ports, and GVMS
Customs, VAT and Excise UK transition legislation from 1 January 2021:Statutory Instruments has been updated to include The Channel Tunnel (Customs and Excise) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Order 2020.
Moving goods through the Port of Dover and Eurotunnel using common transit from 1 January 2021: From 1 January 2021, find alternative offices of destination or departure when moving goods under Common Transit Convention through the Port of Dover or Eurotunnel. The information and addresses of inland border facilities have been updated.
Check how to move goods through ports that use the Goods Vehicle Movement Service: If you’re a trader, haulier or carrier and use a UK port using the Goods Vehicle Movement Service, find out what you need to do to get goods through customs.
Register for the Goods Vehicle Movement Service: If you’re a haulier and move goods through a port in the UK that uses the Goods Vehicle Movement Service you’ll need to register for the service to get your goods through customs.
Intellectual property after 1 January 2021: New heading Protecting intellectual property rights at the UK border added.