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GVMS - Transit and Customs Declaration Reference Guidance

Wed. 22 Mar 2023
During the latest Kent & East Sussex Regional Meeting, attendees raised concerns regarding the procedures followed by some customs agents when dealing with shipments mainly arriving from Switzerland and/or Turkey moved under common Transit.

CDS downtime with effect on GVMS

Fri. 17 Mar 2023
Please be advised, due to scheduled maintenance, the following systems will be unavailable from 21:30 on the 25th of March to 04:30 on the 26th of March 2023.

GVMS Changes in effect from 28th March 2023

Mon. 27 Feb 2023
From March 28th 2023, HMRC is making some changes to ATA Carnet, TIR Carnet and paper SAD movements at GVMS Locations. For more details please see below the verbatim message received from HMRC.

CHIEF and CDS Downtime With Effect on GVMS

Tue. 14 Feb 2023
Please be advised, due to scheduled maintenance, both CDS and CHIEF will be unavailable for varying times starting on the 25th February.

HMRC Systems Downtime (CDS/TDR/GVMS)

Mon. 9 Jan 2023
Due to scheduled maintenance, the above systems will be inaccessible at various times in January.

CDS & GVMS Downtime - 17th Dec

Wed. 14 Dec 2022
HMRC has announced the upcoming downtime of two systems: Customs Declaration Service & Goods Vehicle Movement Service

GVMS Downtime - BCP Procedures Now Live

Wed. 30 Nov 2022
GVMS is currently experiencing system issues and as a result, the BCP procedures are now live until further notice. Due to the outage, goods which are meant to travel using a GMR have not been able to get one.

GVMS System Enhancement - Multiple Declaration Reference Uploads

Tue. 29 Nov 2022
HMRC has announced the introduction of a new service function that enables the upload of up to 2500 Declaration Unique Consignments References (DUCRs) by uploading a file into each GMR via the User Interface.

CDS EU tariff change - U116/U110 preference code

Tue. 1 Nov 2022
Overnight there has been a Tariff update in CDS which is likely to impact pre-lodged entries from the EU and have a knock-on impact on the GVMS process.

CDS & GVMS System Downtime - 30 July UPDATED

Tue. 26 Jul 2022
AMENDMENT - Scheduled maintenance is planned for CDS and GVMS on Saturday 30 July.

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