What importers of relevant nuclear material will need to do if there’s a no-deal Brexit.
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Businesses will need to apply for an import licence to import relevant nuclear materials from the EU if there’s a no-deal Brexit.
You can apply now. You should allow at least a month for your application to be processed.
When you need a licence
You will need a licence to import the following nuclear materials:
- uranium ore concentrates
- plutonium, uranium 233, uranium enriched in the isotopes 233 or 235, natural uranium and mixtures, compounds and alloys containing any of the above, including spent or irradiated nuclear reactor fuel elements (cartridges)
How to apply for a licence
You should allow at least a month for your application to be processed.
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