Removal of manual customs declarations
We are analysing your feedback
Visit this page again soon to download the outcome to this public feedback.
This consultation ran from
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is asking for comments on the impacts of removing paper (manual) customs declarations.
PDF, 436KB, 16 pages
This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.
Current UK government policy and EU customs law allow importers and exporters to submit customs declarations for non-EU freight in a paper (manual) format. HMRC want to remove this route and introduce a wholly digital solution to:
- support the government’s digital strategy
- comply with future changes to EU law and
- strengthen controls to ensure correct tax is paid at the correct time
HMRC is asking for comments on the impact on businesses and the public of removing manual customs declarations for imported and exported goods. HMRC wants to hear from all those involved in the import and export of non-EU goods into and from the UK who currently submit manual customs declarations.