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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.

Document

Request authority using the postal form

Detail

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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Excise Notice 69a: duty free ships’ stores
This notice is about the authorisation, supply, and carriage of duty-free stores by commercial vessels.