Guidance

Transit newsletters — HMRC updates

Check for the latest updates about moving goods using transit and the New Computerised Transit System (NCTS).

Published 7 November 2014
Last updated 5 February 2024 + show all updates
  1. Newsletter 'January 2024 — NCTS Phase 5: getting ready for implementation' has been added.

  2. Newsletter 'December 2023 — euro exchange rates: official rates for 2024' has been added.

  3. December 2023 — NCTS Phase 5: Goods Movement Reference errors on Transit Accompanying Document Movement Reference Numbers newsletter has been added.

  4. December 2023 — Transit Policy Simplifications has been added.

  5. Newsletter 'October 2023 — NCTS Phase 5: Change of implementation date' has been added.

  6. Newsletter ' August 2023 — NCTS Phase 5 guarantees' has been added.

  7. Newsletter ' July 2023 — NCTS Phase 5: Update on new data requirements' has been added. Field by field completion guide data table has been added.

  8. Newsletter 'July 2023 — Portsmouth revised opening hours' has been added.

  9. Newsletter 'June 2023 — NCTS Phase 5: Update on migration' has been added.

  10. The new newsletter 'May 2023 — Update on NCTS Phase 5: how to amend rejections', explaining how the NCTS5 web portal will allow users to amend rejected declarations, has been added.

  11. The newsletter for February’s update on NCTS Phase 5: introducing a new office of incident and has been added. The newsletter for March's update on NCTS Phase 5: new functionality to draft, save, retrieve and amend has also been added.

  12. We have added the newsletter 'NCTS Phase 5: in-flight movements — February 2023' with guidance and updates on changes to the New Computer Transit System (NCTS).

  13. Newsletter 14 — November 2022 has been added to the page. It gives information about submitting transit declarations on the New Computer Transit System (NCTS) Phase 5 from 16 November 2023.

  14. Newsletter 13 — November 2022 has been added which includes information about euro exchange rates from 1 January 2023.

  15. Newsletter 12 — September 2022 has been added. It gives information about Ukraine joining the Common Transit Convention.

  16. Newsletter 11 — September 2022 has been added to the page. It gives information about the procedural changes for Associated British Ports at Hull and Inningham.

  17. Newsletter 9 — May 2022 has been added to the page. It gives information about how to make sure transit declarations are completed correctly and avoid common errors. Newsletter 10 - May 2022 has also been added to the page. It gives information about the New Computer Transit System email channel closing after 31 May 2022, and gives alternatives to the new XML API channel.

  18. Newsletter 8 — April 2022 has been added to the page. It gives information about The New Computer Transit System (NCTS) email channel closing after 31 May 2022, and tells you when to use the new XML API Channel.

  19. Newsletter 7 — March 2022 has been added to the page. It gives information about the Scotland Frontier main office (GB000067) which can no longer be used in transit declarations from 1 April 2022, and tells you which new main offices you should use.

  20. Newsletter 6 — March 2022 has been added to the page, it gives information about the new service for Guarantee Checking, including how to access the service, and changes to the service availability page for the New Computerised Transit System (NCTS).

  21. Newsletter 5 — 2022 has been added to the page. This details closure of the XML channel to access the New Computerised Transit Service (NCTS) on 28 February 2022 and what to do if if you do not move to the new XML API channel.

  22. Information about the launch of new services for guarantee checking and NCTS availability for traders. Newsletter 4 — February 2022.

  23. Newsletter 3 — 2022 has been added to the page, detailing changes to email channel access to the New Computerised Transit System (NCTS) from 31 May 2022 and access using the legacy Extensible Markup Language (XML) channel on 28 February 2022.

  24. Information about Great Britain main offices for transit, Newsletter 17 — January 2022, has been added.

  25. Information about action to take in preparation for closure of the XML and email channel to access the New Computerised Transit Service (NCTS).

  26. Information about euro exchange rates from 1 January 2022 Newsletter 15 – December 2021 has been added.

  27. Information about Errors with transit declarations originating from Great Britain Newsletter 14 – December 2021 has been added.

  28. Information about the closure of the email channel to access the New Computerised Transit Service (NCTS) Newsletter 13 – November 2021 has been added.

  29. Information about the closure of the email channel to access the New Computerised Transit Service (NCTS) Newsletter 12 – November 2021 has been added.

  30. 'Newsletter 11 - November 2021' has been added to the page.

  31. Newsletter 10 — October 2021 has been added to the page.

  32. Changes to the XML channel to access the New Computerised Transit Service (NCTS) have been updated in Newsletter 9 – September 2021.

  33. Newsletter 8 - July 2021 has been added to the page.

  34. 'Newsletter 7 - July 2021' has been added to the page.

  35. Newsletter 6 – June 2021 has been added to the page.

  36. Information about 'Updates to the New Computerised Transit System (NCTS) online web portal’ Newsletter 5 – May 2021 has been updated.

  37. Newsletter 4 – May 2021 has been added to the page.

  38. Information about 'French ports with the ‘smart border’ system' in Transit Newsletter 3 – January 2021 has been updated.

  39. Added Transit Newsletter 3 - January 2021

  40. Newsletter 2 – January 2021 has been added to the page.

  41. 'The importance of declaring the correct Office of Transit' and 'Checking a Customs Office operates as an Office of Transit' sections have been added to Newsletter 1 - January 2021.

  42. Newsletter 1 – January 2021 has been added to the page.

  43. Community, Common Transit and TIR edited to include Newsletter 5 December 2020

  44. Newsletter 4 about euro exchange rates from 1 January 2021 has been added.

  45. Newsletter 3 – November 2020 has been added to the page.

  46. Newsletter 2 about a New Computerised Transit System for Northern Ireland has been added.

  47. Newsletter 1 - September 2020 has been added to the page.

  48. Newsletter 3 - December 2019 has been added to the page.

  49. Newsletter 2 - November 2019 has been added to the page.

  50. Newsletter 1 - June 2019 added to the page.

  51. November 2018 - Newsletter 1 shows the new euro exchange rates which apply from 1 January 2019.

  52. November 2017 - Newsletter 1 shows the new euro exchange rates which apply from 1 January 2018.

  53. Newsletter 3 - December 2016 added to the page.

  54. Newsletter 2 - February 2016 added to the page.

  55. Newsletter 1 - January 2016 added to the page.

  56. Newsletter 3 - October 2015 regarding euro exchange rates has been published.

  57. Newsletter 02 - September 2015 has been added.

  58. Newsletter 01 - March 2015 has been added.

  59. First published.