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EU Exit 2020 - Downloads

The UK exited the European Union (EU) at 11pm on 31 December 2020.

In the run up to that exit BIFA campaigned to ensure that the movement of the UK’s visible import and export trade did not become overburdened by over complicated trade procedures.

BIFA is a neutral body and will provide information to support our members with  legislative changes from 1 January 2021.

Further news of the UK's Exit from the EU can be found here: EU EXIT 2020 - NEWS

 

Find out when to make an exit summary declaration

Published: Tue. 23 Mar 2021  -  This file will open in a new window or tab.
If you're moving goods outside the UK, you'll need to make an exit summary declaration if you've not fulfilled safety and security requirements with a customs export declaration.

Government Contact Lists

Published: Mon. 8 Feb 2021  -  This PDF file will open in a new window or tab.
Latest contact details for various Government Department telephone numbers and web links.

EU Exit Access to Guidance and information

Published: Mon. 18 Jan 2021  -  This PDF file will open in a new window or tab.
Useful information and helpline numbers,

The Border Operating Model - Mark 3

Published: Fri. 8 Jan 2021  -  This file will open in a new window or tab.
On 6 January , government issued an updated version of the Border Operating Model.

Community, Common Transit and TIR: newsletters

Published: Fri. 8 Jan 2021  -  This file will open in a new window or tab.
Newsletters from HMRC containing updates and guidance on Community, Common Transit and Transport International Routiers (TIR).

Using CHIEF for declaring goods into or out of Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021

Published: Wed. 30 Dec 2020  -  This file will open in a new window or tab.
From 1 January 2021, find out when you will still be able to use CHIEF (for a limited period of time) for declaring goods into or out of Northern Ireland.

Claiming preferential rates of duty between the UK and EU from 1 January 2021.

Published: Tue. 29 Dec 2020  -  This file will open in a new window or tab.
How to claim preferential rates of duty on goods covered in the UK's deal with the EU and how to declare goods imported into the UK on your import declaration.

Check an HGV is ready to cross the border (Kent Access Permit)

Published: Wed. 23 Dec 2020  -  This file will open in a new window or tab.
From 1 January 2021, HGV drivers must have a KAP to travel through Kent to the Port of Dover or the Eurotunnel and on to the EU. The permit helps manage traffic by confirming drivers have the right documents for EU import controls.

Customs Declaration Completion Requirements for Great Britain

Published: Tue. 22 Dec 2020  -  This file will open in a new window or tab.
Use this guide as a supplement when using the CHIEF and CDS trade tariffs to import and export goods to and from Great Britain after the end of the transition period.

Customs Declaration Completion Requirements for The Northern Ireland Protocol

Published: Tue. 22 Dec 2020  -  This file will open in a new window or tab.
Northern Ireland Protocol CDS Tariff Guide (Imports, Exports) supplementing the current version of the UK Trade Tariff: Volume 3 for CDS.


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