Importing Goods to the UK

Access a helpful step by step guide on how to import goods into the UK, following the new rules which come into action from 2022. Including how much tax and duty you’ll need to pay and whether you need to get a licence or certificate.

Business Finance Finder

We have collaborated with Finpoint on this Business Finance Finder Tool, but please ensure you contact our business support team in the first instance for finance support so that we can make sure this is the correct next step for your business.

How to Export Goods (Tool)

Department for International Trade’s Check How to Export Goods online tool, where you can find information on the UK border, and duties and customs procedures for over 160 markets around the world.

Customs Declaration

You must declare any goods you send to the EU, providing details about what you’re sending and what it’s worth, using a customs declaration form. You can get a customs intermediary to help you do this.

VAT Guidance

VAT guidance about the conditions for zero-rating VAT on the goods you export, and what you should do when you export goods in specific circumstances.

UK-EU Trade Co-operation Agreement

A summary explainer of the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement

Expert Local Advice Available

The support is being made available by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and the region’s three Local Enterprise Partnership (LEPs) to offer businesses access to the expert advice they will need to take advantage of the new trade deal and tackle some of the challenges it raises.

GOVUK Guidance

Doing business with Europe has changed. You need to follow new rules on exports, imports, tariffs, data and hiring.

Checker Tool

Use the Brexit checker tool to get a personalised list of actions for your business

Agreements reached between the UK, Northern Ireland and the European Union

The Trade and Cooperation Agreement and other agreements below are provided for information only. No rights may be derived from them until the date of application. The numbering of the articles is provisional.

Trade Tariff Tool

Find out how to use the Trade Tariff tool to get the right commodity code to classify your goods.

Customs Checking

Check duties and customs procedures for exporting goods

EU Exit: ID Document Check app

Home Office support services and application routes have now all fully reopened in line with public health guidance. This includes the reopening of the postal route for submitting identity documents for applicants who are unable to use the EU Exit: ID Document Check app to verify their identity.

Get in touch

If you have concerns about the EU Exit transition period affecting your business, please get in touch with our team

0333 070 5805