CHIEF: additional information codes for harmonised declarations

Use this list if you need to provide additional information codes and text for harmonised declarations.



If you are making a declaration using the Customs Declaration Service (CDS) follow the guidance in the UK Trade Tariff: volume 3 for CDS.

This list of additional information codes shows the description of each code, and the level at which it can be used.

Published 1 January 2009
Last updated 28 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Section 11. the 'Level at which the code can be used' for GRNTR has been updated to Item.
  2. Code 30400 devised by the European Commission has been deleted.
  3. The descriptions in section 6 for codes ECO01 to ECO22 have been updated and codes ECO31 to ECO38 have been deleted.
  4. Code ECO22 has been added to the list of additional information codes.
  5. Code EXGTE has been added and code GRNTR has been amended.
  6. First published.