1. Overview

If you plan to start exporting, you’ll need to follow rules that depend on whether your goods or services are going to a country:

You can use a commercial agent or a freight forwarder if you don’t want to deal with export procedures yourself.

Contact a Department for International Trade (DIT) adviser for a free consultation.

UK Export Finance provides small and medium-sized businesses with trade finance and insurance for exporting.

Read about government schemes to help exporters.

You can hire a professional (for example a tax adviser) if you need advice about export duties and VAT.