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importing live animals and germinal products from the EU to Great Britain

A quick guide to importing live animals and germinal products from the EU to Great Britain

Introduction This guidance applies to businesses in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) importing or moving the following germinal products and live animals from the EU: germinal products (semen, ova and embryos) reptiles (lizards, snakes, turtles and crocodiles) amphibians (except salamanders) invertebrates (except bees, molluscs and crustaceans) livestock - such as cows, sheep, goats, and [...]

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animal origin (POAO) and animal by-products (ABP)

New requirements for the importation of goods of animal origin (POAO) and animal by-products (ABP) from the European Union (EU) to the United Kingdom (UK) (GB) Beginning January 1, 2022

New requirements for the importation of goods of animal origin (POAO) and animal by-products (ABP) from the European Union (EU) to the United Kingdom (UK) (GB) Beginning January 1, 2022 Following the Government's declaration in September 2021 that some EU-GB Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) import regulations would take effect on 1 July 2022, we want [...]

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A step by step guide to import goods into the UK

A step by step guide to import goods into the UK

Introduction This is a quick guide on bringing goods into the UK from any country, including how much tax and duty you'll need to pay and whether you need to get a licence or certificate. Step 1 is to get your business ready to import. You need an EORI number that starts with GB to [...]

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Goods Movement Reference (GMR)

Goods Movement Reference (GMR) | CUSTOMS ACRONYMS & GLOSSARY

Introduction To move goods from Great Britain to Northern Ireland, you will need a Goods Movement Reference (GMR) from HM Government’s Goods Vehicle Movement Service (GVMS). GVMS allows carriers or hauliers to pre-lodge the declarations completed for goods moving from Great Britain.   The haulier/carrier is required to provide a single GMR linking the required [...]

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HMRC Staged Customs Controls rules

HMRC Staged Customs Controls rules update: No delay on making import customs declarations from Jan 2022

From 1 January 2022, you will no longer be able to delay making import customs declarations under the Staged Customs Controls rules that have applied during 2021. Most customers will have to make declarations and pay relevant tariffs at the point ofimport. Before 1 January 2022, you should consider how you are going to submit [...]

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HMRC modifies the Exit Summary (EXS) Declaration in response to user feedback

HMRC modifies the Exit Summary (EXS) Declaration in response to user feedback

Since 1 October 2021, certain movements between the United Kingdom and the European Union require EXS disclosures. Additionally, HMRC has made some minor adjustments to the GOV.UK document Safety and Security Requirements on Imports and Exports; these changes are detailed below. The following modifications have been made to the document's body: Removal of the temporary [...]

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hmrc covid impact annual report

COVID’s impact dominates the HMRC’s yearly report

HMRC's annual report for 2020-21 indicates that the pandemic has damaged not only its day-to-day operations, tax revenues, and customer service, but also has the potential to jeopardise the implementation of the new plastic packaging tax and the updating of HMRC's telephonic services. The Tax Faculty summarises the important points. Unsurprisingly, the study concentrates on [...]

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Customs Declaration Systems (CDS) - Customs Declaration Technical Questions and Answers

Customs Declaration Systems (CDS) – Customs Declaration Technical Questions and Answers

Introduction This post aggregates some of the most frequently asked technical questions related to filing declarations on Customs Declarations Services (CDS). Is it true that Deferment data 2/3 (C505, C506, 1207) is required at item level and header level? I would like this confirmed as a lot of data is repeated for the same entry [...]

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