Notice

Notice 205: official customs seals and trader sealing

This notice explains how to recognise official customs seals, and how authorised traders can use their own seals in place of official customs seals.

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This notice cancels and replaces Notice 205 (19 September 2017). Details of the changes from the previous version can be found in paragraph 1.2 of this notice.

Published 21 December 2014
Last updated 4 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. This notice has been updated at section 4 to advise traders of new seals that meet customs requirements.
  2. The postal address and telephone number for the Central Community Transit Office has changed and the list of seals in Section 4 has been updated.
  3. This notice cancels and replaces Notice 205 (26 May 2017). Section 4 seals acceptable to HMRC has been updated.
  4. An addition to Group 1 seals in Section 4.1 - Unisto Ferrolock Anti Spin.
  5. Change of contact details in section 3.4 and a revised list of new seals in section 4.
  6. Notice 205: official customs seals and trader sealing updates have been made to sections 4, 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3.
  7. This notice cancels and replaces Notice 205 (April 2016). Details of any changes to the previous version can be found in paragraph 1.2 of this notice.
  8. This notice cancels and replaces Notice 205 (January 2016). Details of any changes to the previous version can be found in paragraph 1.2 of this notice.
  9. Section 3 amendments made.
  10. First published.