The New UK Border - UPDATED INFORMATION- October 2020

Or "When importing bottled water is mentioned alongside Drug and Explosive Precursors :-)"

The UK will operate a new border in 2021. Importing into and exporting out of the UK will change when GB leaves the EU Single Market and the EU Customs Union. In October 2020, the UK unveiled a revised Border Model. Get a limited preview of our analysis, then download the full new model and even a video explaining the new model

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This means that customs controls will be placed on the movement of goods between Great Britain (GB) and the EU. The UK Government has taken the decision to introduce the new border controls in three stages up until 1 July 2021. This “flexible and pragmatic approach” aims to give industry extra time to make necessary arrangements, the government says.

Regardless the outcome with the EU…

What’s important here is that all UK business trading with the EU and EU business trading with the UK will need to have considered how these changes impact their business before they move goods. The UK’s negotiations with the European Union will have no impact on the need for preparing for the border. Also, the principles of the new model will apply to all goods movements between GB and the EU and EU to GB (on the GB side) regardless of the mode of transport of the movement. Please note that GB is not UK as there are special provisions for NI, called the GVMS....

OMG – are will still following these abbreviations?

No Declaration, no border pays for 6 months? For real?

It is noble and welcome by business to benefit from wide-ranging simplifications and facilitation, especially during the current period. From January to July 2021, traders moving STANDARD GOODS will have two options for submitting customs declarations for importing:

1. Use Deferred Declarations - keep records of the imported goods but defer the declaration to HMRC for up to six months from the point of import.

2. Use existing customs processes to complete a standard customs declaration at point of entry to GB (or use Simplified .....


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