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PREPARING FOR A NO DEAL BREXIT - IMPORTS
In preparation for a No Deal Brexit, HM Government have issued guidelines to aid UK businesses in the unlikely event that the UK leaves the EU without any Trade Agreement in place. You need to be aware of the following Key Actions under items 1 – 15 below that will need to be carried out in order to continue trading with the EU in the event of a No Deal Brexit.
The bullet points below are for advice and guidance only and HM Government will advise when the time is right for UK Importers to take a course of action.
Of course, the best course of action is to Contact MIES International Limited, who are BREXIT Ready and are an approved and certified AEO, as well as being professionally endorsed. We have been in business for over 40 years, trading as a provider of Logistics and Customs Compliance Services.
If you have any questions or concerns about Importing into the UK, please contact:-
MIES INTERNATIONAL LTD, Tel: 01332 813260 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ensure you have an EORI Number
Ensure you have the right Commodity Code
Determine and declare the correct Value of your goods
Ensure you select the right Customs Procedure Code (CPC)
Ensure your goods are not prohibited or restricted in any way
Ensure you have the correct origin of your goods
Ensure you provide a Commercial Invoice & Packing List, along with any other import documents such as a GSP Certificate or Cert of Origin
Check eligibility for Customs Special Procedures
Ensure you keep accurate import records and files for customs audit purposes
Your imported goods MUST be declared to HMRC prior to delivery
Your imported goods will only be released once all UK taxes have been paid
Ensure that you appoint a Professional Freight Forwarder
If you appoint a third party to look after your import customs compliance, do so in writing
Ensure you outline whether the third party is empowered to act as DIRECT or INDIRECT Representative.
If you choose to prepare your own customs entries, ensure you have adequately trained personnel available.