You can use the Customs Comprehensive Guarantee questionnaire (CCG1a) if you're not an economic operator or you need a reduction or waiver for your debts.
This Customs Information Paper (CIP) informs businesses that the Customs Comprehensive Guarantee (CCG) questionnaire CCG1a is now available.
Having the questionnaire CCG1a available will make the process of applying for a CCG easier for the applicant.
You’re required to complete the questionnaire in the following circumstances:
- if you’re applying for a CCG and you’re not an AEO(C)
- if you’re looking for a reduction or waiver for your potential debts
You’re not required to complete the questionnaire if you’re an AEO(C or F) or only applying for a new duty deferment account.
Completing the CCG1a
To facilitate processing the application please make sure that you indicate on the CCG1a which reduction you are applying for.
If you require a guarantee waiver for your potential debts you should select ‘0% Guarantee amount secured - all’ and complete all sections of the CCG1a.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) isn’t able to confirm whether any request for a reduction or waiver is successful until all the relevant data has been checked.
For further information regarding CCG policy, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Issued on 13 October 2017 by Customer Strategy and Tax Design, Customs Directorate, HMRC.
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