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Customs Authorisation and Approval

HM Revenue & Customs
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Applying for Customs Authorisations and Approvals: Applying for Specific Use

Applications for Specific Use should be made using form SP1 for End Use or SP5 for Temporary Admission

The forms may be found on GOV .UK here: SP1 or SP5

Guidance notes on the completion of this form may be found, «web link or postal/email address».

The application form should be completed using the iform and posted along with the supplementary information details below to the Authorisations and Returns team (address below):

The following supplementary information is required:

·        Details of your guarantee or intention to use individual guarantees

·        Details of the goods placed under the procedure,

·        Economic need,

·        Details of additional sites (if not entered on the iform),

·        Details of other approvals held such as SDP


This paperwork should be marked for the attention of: Authorisations and Returns Team, Processing the following address:

Leeds Authorisations and Returns Team

Peter Bennett House

Lawnswood Business Park

Redvers Close


LS16 6RQ


Or direct to your Client Relationship Manager if you are under Large Business control.