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Excise Movement and Control System: service availability and issues

Check the availability and any issues affecting the Excise Movement and Control System (EMCS) online service.

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Latest updates on the availability and any issues affecting the EMCS online service.

Published 24 August 2015
Last updated 8 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Service issue for Thursday 8 November 2018 from 6pm to 11pm has been added.
  2. Planned downtime for 3 and 4 November will now take place on 17 and 18 November.
  3. Planned downtime for 3 and 4 November added.
  4. Full service is now available for the Excise Movement and Control System.
  5. HMRC is aware of issues affecting EMCS traffic. This is being investigated as a high priority.
  6. The service issues section has been updated.
  7. EMCS service has been restored.
  8. 'Maximum Journey Times (Days)' have been amended for some Transport Mode Codes.
  9. Planned downtime section for 14 February 2018 has been amended with new information.
  10. Planned downtime from Wednesday 14 February 2018 5pm to one minute past midnight on Thursday 15 February 2018 has been added to this page.
  11. Planned downtime scheduled for 19 March 2017 has been cancelled.
  12. Planned downtime section amended with new information.
  13. Service availability section has been updated.
  14. Urgent message added to Service availability.
  15. Planned downtime section amended with new information.
  16. Planned downtime section amended with new time.
  17. Amendment to planned downtime for 16 October 2016.
  18. Planned downtime has been updated.
  19. The service issues section has been updated.
  20. Service issues message has been added to this page.
  21. Planned downtime has been updated.
  22. Planned downtime added to page.
  23. Planned downtime added to the page.
  24. Service issues section has been updated.
  25. Service issues section has been updated.
  26. Service issues section has been updated including details of the planned EMCS upgrade.
  27. Planned downtime message (expired) removed from page.
  28. Planned downtime has been added to this page.
  29. Service issues section has been updated.
  30. Planned downtime has been added to this page.
  31. Planned downtime section updated.
  32. Planned downtime section updated.
  33. Planned downtime section updated.
  34. Planned downtime for EMCS service has been added to this page.
  35. Planned downtime has been added to this page.
  36. First published.