Do I need any Paperwork for shipments to EU?
Why do I need country of Origin?
Will my goods be affected by UK Customs procedures at Export?
Will my goods be affected by UK Customs procedures at Import?
Yes - You need a full commercial invoice showing Accurate Description of goods / commodity codes / accurate values / country of origin / INCOTERM / Full address details of Consignor - Consignee & EORI Numbers / Pieces & Weight / Your reference number / any identification marks & numbers of packages
Only goods of UK Manufacture fall under the so called "Free Trade Agreement "and are duty free within EU. Goods imported into UK from EU will also need to be of EU origin in order to be duty free into UK. Any other origin then goods will need a certificate of origin and may be dutiable.
Yes - Goods leaving the UK for an EU destination will require UK Export Clearance prior to departure. You as an exporter will be responsible for ensuring your goods are cleared for export. Export declarations can be prepared by a nominated third party, acting on your behalf - a so called "Customs Intermediary".
Yes - Goods arriving into UK from an EU country will require customs clearance and payment of duties and VAT on arrival. You as an importer will be resposnible for ensuring your goods are entered in accordance with customs procedures. You will also be resposnible for the payment of your duties and VAT on arrival. Import declarations can be prepared by a nominated third party acting on your behalf - a so called "Customs Intermediary"