Form

Apply for release of a private vessel on payment of customs duty and VAT (C384 (Vessels))

Use form C384 (Vessels) to apply for release on payment of customs duty or VAT on a private vessel.

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Private vessel - application for release on payment of Customs Duty, and VAT (384 (Vessels))

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Use form C384 (Vessels) to apply for the release on payment of Customs Duty or VAT on a private vessel.

Send your completed form to the Pleasure Craft Unit of Expertise.

Email HMRC to ask for this form in Welsh (Cymraeg).

Import and export: private motor vehicle - application for release on payment of Customs Duty, and VAT (C384)
Use from C384 to declare a motor vehicle for private use imported from outside the European Community (EC).

Import and export: pleasure craft arriving from abroad - notice of non-release from customs control (C1330)
Use form C1330 to notify HMRC of pleasure craft arriving from abroad that will not be released from customs control.

Import and export: pleasure craft on non EC voyages - leaving the UK/arriving in the UK (C1331)
Use form C1331 to declare items on a pleasure craft for non EC voyages leaving or arriving in the UK.

Published 4 April 2014
Last updated 13 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. The guidance has been updated to show that form C384 (Vessels) must be sent to the Pleasure Craft Unit of Expertise, not handed to HMRC or Border Agency at ports.
  2. C384 (Vessels) pdf has now been updated.
  3. New updated form added, replacing previous form.
  4. First published.