Import and export procedures

Customs declarations and documentation, dealing with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), using transit and processing systems, obtaining duty relief.


  1. Animals and animal products: international trade regulations
  2. Archiving your trade documents
  3. Authorised Economic Operator for imports and exports
  4. Automatic Licence Verification System (ALVS) across HM Government
  5. Automatic import and export licence verification
  6. Binding Tariff Information Rulings
  7. Union Transit: moving goods between 2 EU territories
  8. Controls on dual-use goods
  9. Creative and cultural: international trade regulations
  10. Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight: the processing system of trader declarations
  11. Customs procedures when transporting goods by road
  12. Customs warehousing
  13. Dispatching your goods within the EU
  14. Duty suspensions and tariff quotas
  15. End-Use Relief
  16. Exporting goods outside the EU
  17. Exporting military goods to the United States
  18. Freight forwarding: managing risk
  19. Freight forwarding: moving goods
  20. Apply for the Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme (Notice FH1)
  21. Government Indemnity Scheme
  22. Find out about HMRC's National Import Reliefs Unit
  23. How to value your imports for customs duty and trade statistics
  24. Import Control System
  25. Import and export clothing, footwear and fashion: international trade regulations
  26. Imports from outside the EU
  27. International trade paperwork
  28. Inward Processing
  29. Letters of credit for importers and exporters
  30. Loading goods for export from the UK
  31. Request Management Support System data on imports and exports
  32. Mutual Recognition Regulation across the EEA
  33. National Clearance Hub for goods entering, leaving or transiting the European Union
  34. Oil, gas, refining and petrochemicals: international trade regulations
  35. Other types of open general export licence
  36. Outward Processing Relief
  37. Protecting cultural objects on loan
  38. Recreation and leisure goods and services: international trade regulations
  39. Rules of origin for imported and exported goods
  40. Supplementary Declarations for exports
  41. Supplementary Declarations for imports
  42. Telecoms, radiocomms and broadcasting equipment: international trade regulations
  43. Temporary admission
  44. Temporary storage for imports
  45. Use the National Export System to make an export declaration
  46. The New Computerised Transit System: supporting guidance
  47. The Single Administrative Document for import and export
  48. The importance of the Declaration Unique Consignment Reference
  49. Trade preference agreements: import and export
  50. Transport industry: international trade regulations
  51. UK Strategic Export Control Lists
  52. Use the New Computerised Transit System
  53. Using the PEACH system to import plants and fresh produce
  54. Wine trade: regulations
Published 1 October 2012