• Border requirements – General information

    Customs declarations have now become mandatory when transporting goods between the UK and EU. Please ensure that you have all the documentation required before crossing the border.

    UK Government announcement on 14/09/21:

    The requirement for pre-notification of agri-food imports will be introduced on 1 January 2022 as opposed to 1 October 2021.
    The new requirements for Export Health Certificates, which were due to be introduced on 1 October 2021, will now be introduced on 1 July 2022.
    Phytosanitary Certificates and physical checks on SPS goods at Border Control Posts, due to be introduced on 1 January 2022, will now be introduced on 1 July 2022.
    The requirement for Safety and Security declarations on imports will be introduced as of 1 July 2022 as opposed to 1 January 2022.

    Exit summary declarations will still come in on 1 October 2021 and GVMS barcode requirements for all customs declarations on 1 January 2022 (read more).