Business tax – collection

CHIEF user guides and technical specifications

The Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system is supported by detailed user guides for trade users. For Direct Trader Input to CHIEF and Inventory system linking we have the Technical Interface Specification guides.

CHIEF user guides

  1. USM100: introduction to CHIEF IES user guides

    • Guidance
  2. USM101: general concepts

    • Guidance
  3. USM102: Glossary

    • Guidance
  4. USM211: Harmonised import entry trade user guide

    • Guidance
  5. USM239: common entry trade user guide

    • Guidance
  6. USM260: accounts maintenance trade user guide

    • Guidance
  7. USM305: Export entry trade user guide

    • Guidance
  8. USM401: Trade standing data user guide

    • Guidance

Technical Interface Specification user guides

  1. DES110: overview and glossary

    • Guidance
  2. DES111: system connection and session control

    • Guidance
  3. DES150: Electronic Data Interchange specification

    • Guidance
  4. DES205: Electronic Data Interchange for imports

    • Guidance
  5. DES208: Electronic Data Interchange for new exports

    • Guidance
  6. DES209: data element definitions

    • Guidance
  7. DES214: Human Computer Interface guide

    • Guidance
  8. DES222: report messages and layouts

    • Guidance
  9. DES242: Electronic Data Interchange for consignment and movement control

    • Guidance