EU Exit: Importing
To continue trading with the EU, you will need to follow new rules for importing and exporting, including changes to customs processes and licensing.
Get expert help – we recommend you get a contract in place as soon as you can with a customs intermediary like a freight forwarder or customs broker.
And if you’re preparing to move goods under the Northern Ireland Protocol, register for the free Trader Support Service.
- The SME Brexit Support Fund could give you up to £2,000 to help with training or professional advice, if your business has up to 500 employees and no more than £100 million annual turnover. The fund is not open for applications yet and we will share further details when available.
Visit GOV.UK/transition to find out what you need to do.
- Moving goods into, out of, or through Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021
- Importing goods from outside the EU
- Import, export and customs for businesses: detailed information
- Get UK customs clearance when importing goods from outside the EU
- Warrington inland border facility, where customs and document checks can take place away from port locations.
Sector Specific Guidance