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Guidance for exporting and importing businesses

Use this page to find guidance from the Department for International Trade on processes for importing and exporting goods.

The UK Global Tariff

Use the UK Global Tariff tool to check what tariff will be payable on goods entering the UK.

Find a commodity code

Find a commodity code to classify your goods and look up duty rates, reliefs and quotas.

The existing commodity code system continues to apply. We will make routine updates to the codes and provide more information as these become available.

Check tariffs

Check what tariffs apply for importing and exporting goods.

Trade agreements

Find out which trade agreements the UK is negotiating, which have already been signed and how they apply to your business.

Exporting to and importing from the EU

Find out how you can prepare to export and import goods from EU countries.

Exporting to and importing from non-EU countries

Find out how you can prepare to export and import goods from non-EU countries.

Import controls and customs

You may need to be aware of certain import controls and restrictions.

Trade remedies

You can apply to the Trade Remedies Service if you want the Trade Remedies Investigations Directorate (TRID) to investigate imports which are causing or threatening injury to UK industry.

Published 7 January 2021