Guidance

UK Trade Tariff: trader entry of customs data into CHIEF

Guidance for traders who enter customs declaration data into the Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system.

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Information for traders who enter customs declaration data into CHIEF or use the Direct Trader Input (DTI) system at Entry Processing Unit sites.

This publication includes guidance on:

  • making changes to entries
  • how using CHIEF and DTI affects clearance
  • how to use CHIEF’s calculation and interrogation facilities
  • the Flexible Accounting System (FAS) used with DTI
Published 1 January 2009
Last updated 28 April 2016 + show all updates
  1. Guide updated to include import and export legislation changes from 1 May 2016.
  2. First published.