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Weekly update for Customs declarations, duties and tariffs (import and export)
Claim a waiver for duty on goods that you bring to Northern Ireland from Great Britain or countries outside the UK and EU
Find out how to claim a waiver if you are bringing goods into Northern Ireland from Great Britain or countries outside the UK and EU which might otherwise be charged ‘at risk’ tariffs.If you exceed your allowance HMRC will contact you with next steps after receiving your email.
Check the tariff classification for a rectangular bag consisting of a moulded silicone elastomer body.
Check the tariff classification for a bottle made of mechanically produced glass, in the shape of a skull.
Check the tariff classification for furniture rollers consisting of a wood-based panel, metal brackets, plastic rollers and plastic anti-slip pads.
Check the tariff classification for a modular article with sound absorbing and sound insulating properties.
Check the tariff classification for a four-wheeled vehicle with an electric motor powered by rechargeable batteries.
Check the tariff classification for an oval shaped article consisting of crocheted textile fabric.
Check the tariff classification for a clip-on camera lens attachment made of glass.
Check the tariff classification for tape made of elastic textile fabric.
Check the tariff classification for a flat rectangular article made of lightweight woven textile fabric.
Check the tariff classification for accessories for toys.
Temporary duty suspensions and tariff quotas for importing goods into the UK.
Change made: Linked to more detailed guidance on additional duties on imports from Russia and Belarus
Find out how to get a legally binding decision on the commodity code to use when importing into or exporting from Great Britain. Information has been added about how to apply if you have a business tax account and if you do not have a business tax account. HMRC will reply to your application within 30 to 120 days.
Use this guide as a supplement when using the CHIEF and CDS trade tariffs to import and export goods to and from Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) after the end of the transition period. This Supplement has been updated to include the introduction of new facilitations under the Freeport Arrangements being introduced on 1 April 2022. The following sections of the Supplement have been updated: Part 1, 2022 updates, Freeports. Part 2, Annexe 1, CDS Appendices, Appendix 1 and 2; DE 1/10 to DE 1/11 Correlation Matrices; and Simplified Procedure Exclusion List. Part 2, Annexe 2, CHIEF Tariff Appendices, Appendix 4.
Newsletters from HMRC containing updates and guidance on Community, Common Transit and Transport International Routiers (TIR).
Newsletter 7 – March 2022 has been added to the page. It gives information about the Scotland Frontier main office (GB000067) which can no longer be used in transit declarations from 1 April 2022, and tells you which new main offices you should use.
Notices made under the Customs (Import Duty) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 which have the force of law. Notices made under the Customs (Import Duty) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 has been updated to reflect changes to evidence requirements for pre-lodgement locations.
Find out who can be a Freeport customs site operator and what you’ll need to apply and get authorised. Information about what you will need before you apply has been updated.
If you’re a business who wants to move goods into or out of a Freeport customs site, you will need to apply to use the Freeport customs special procedure. Guidance about what you will need if you undertake storage activity has been updated.
Find out what you’ll need to do if you’re a business who wants to move goods into or out of a customs site. Guidance has been updated about checking what authorisation you need to use a customs site.
If you’re authorised to use the Freeport customs special procedure, you’ll need to declare the goods and pay any tax due on goods you move into or out of a Freeport customs site. Guidance has been updated to include what you must do to import controlled goods into a Freeport customs site.
Find out who can be authorised to store, process or produce excise goods in a Freeport customs site and how to apply to do so.
Find the relevant document codes, document status codes and details to be declared such as licences and certificates (Appendix 5A).
New codes Y801, Y802, Y805, Y806, Y807, Y808, Y809, Y810, Y811, Y812, Y813, Y814, Y815, Y816, Y820, Y821, Y822, Y824 and Y825 have been added to facilitate the operation of sanctions imposed against Russia and Belarus.
Data Element 2/3 Documents and Other Reference Codes (National) of the Customs Declaration Service (CDS)
Find a list of codes for the relevant document codes, document status codes and details to be declared (for example, licences and certificates) in Data Element 2/3 (Appendix 5A). New codes 9009 and 9010 have been added to facilitate the operation of sanctions imposed against Russia and Belarus.
This guidance gives information for UK Transit Procedures, covering transit in the UK and simplified procedures. Version 6.4 of the Transit Manual Supplement has been published.
Check the availability and any issues affecting the goods vehicle movement service. Interim measures in response to ongoing issues with the goods movement reference service have been introduced.
How to pay what you owe if you’ve used the Customs Declaration Service to tell HMRC you’ve imported goods into the UK. Information about approving a payment through your online bank account has been added.
Weekly update for the Trade Remedies Authority
How the UK’s Trade Remedies Authority investigates whether trade remedy measures are needed to counteract unfair import practices. New attachment added – Interim Reviews
The Trade Remedies Authority (TRA) has proposed that existing measures on imports of Cold Rolled Flat Steel from China and Russia be maintained.
Weekly update for Export controls and licensing
Apply for a permit to import, export or re-export a CITES-listed specimen in or out of the UK. Updated ‘England, Scotland and Wales: CITES permit application form (FED0172 GB)’ and ‘Northern Ireland: CITES permit application form (FED0172 NI)’.
A weekly update from the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation
Belarus is currently subject to UK financial sanctions. This document provides a current list of designated persons. Updated with: Latest HM Treasury Notice, Belarus, 30/03/2022
A guide to the current consolidated list of asset freeze targets, and a list of persons named in relation to financial and investment restrictions under the Russia regulations Updated with: Latest HM Treasury, Russia, 31/03/2022
Information on the approach OFSI takes to financial sanctions including sector and regime specific guidance, as well as information on monetary penalties for breaches of financial sanctions. Updated Russia guidance to extend prohibitions to non-government controlled Ukrainian territory
Guidance on the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Updated to add Annex A and Annex B
The Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 ensure sanctions relating to Russia are implemented effectively after the UK leaves the EU. Updated with: Latest HM Treasury, Russia, 31/03/2022
Weekly update for Department for International Trade
How to check the tariff rates that apply to goods you import. Linked to more detailed guidance on additional duties on imports from Russia and Belarus
Temporary duty suspensions and tariff quotas for importing goods into the UK.
Linked to more detailed guidance on additional duties on imports from Russia and Belarus
The UK is to support the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area.
Import prohibitions in force under the Russia Sanctions Regulations 2019, as amended. It should be read alongside the statutory guidance.
How the government monitors imports into the UK. Addition of link to Notice to Importers 2953, and removal of superceded NTI 2949.
Find out about the trade agreements the UK has concluded that are in effect and the progress of our discussions with other countries. Samoa and Solomon Islands: ‘entry into effect mechanism’ changed to ‘Provisional application’ following accession to UK-Pacific economic partnership agreement (EPA).
Trade with the Pacific States How you import from and export to the Pacific States. Updated to add Samoa and Solomon Islands to countries that have acceded to the interim Economic Partnership Agreement.
Decisions and other documents from the UK-Singapore trade agreement.
Documents containing treaty information and a summary of the UK-Singapore agreement. Added a link to UK-Singapore trade agreement documents.
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