Alcohol and Tobacco Duty: stores authority for spirits and tobacco products (C945)
Use the form to request authority for the shipment of spirits and tobacco products for use as stores, free of duty, on a ship.
Ref: C945 https://public-online.hmrc.gov.uk/lc/content/xfaforms/profiles/forms.html?contentRoot=repository:///Applications/IndirectTax/1.0/C945&template=C945.xdp
Request the authority for the shipment of spirits and tobacco products for use as stores, free of duty, on a ship.
Information you’ll need
You’ll need the following details to hand to help you complete the form:
- voyage details including port, approved wharf where stores are to be shipped, vessel name, net tonnage, estimated duration of voyage, destination
- goods details including name of supplier, description of goods, type of goods, volume
- fill in the form on-screen, print and post it to HM Revenue and Customs
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Related forms and guidance
Excise Notice 69a: duty free ships’ stores
This notice is about the authorisation, supply, and carriage of duty-free stores by commercial vessels.