UK Border Operating Processes 2022
The Brexit process is set for its next steps with new customs regulations taking effect January 1st, 2022, which will impact our ferry transport between the EU and UK.
From January 1st onward, it will no longer be allowed to postpone declarations on goods entering the UK. Transporters must therefore have all relevant documents approved and clear customs in real time. Furthermore, shipments of agricultural products and foodstuffs with health certificates must be registered through Great Britain’s IPAFFS to be granted entry to the UK.
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Where are your goods coming from and going?
Are you an importer? Exporter? Based in the EU? In the UK? You always need to make sure that you have an Economic Operator Registration and Identification number (EORI) number. You also have to submit customs documents before arriving at the port. Find out what else you need to do with our tailored checklists for EU- and UK-based customers.
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Full-service UK entry and exit check
After 1 January, UK entry and exit mean more paperwork. You will need to get ready for customs declarations, sanitary references, safety and security control and more border inspections. Let us give you a Brexit readiness check and find out if you are all set for the new UK-EU relationship. We can also act as a Customs Broker, taking care of you and/or your customers’ Customs processes. Whatever your customs issue or degree of preparation – we can help.
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Contact information for UK imports
For all booking enquiries, please refer to the following:
|Route||Email address||Phone number|
|Rotterdam – Immingham/ Felixstowefirstname.lastname@example.org||0031 102084991|
|Gothenburg - Imminghamemail@example.com||0046 31650810|
|Esbjerg - Imminghamfirstname.lastname@example.org||0045 76206710|
|Cuxhaven - Imminghamemail@example.com||0049 4721 79600|
|Norway - Imminghamfirstname.lastname@example.org||0046 31650810|
|Ijmuiden - Imminghamemail@example.com||0031 102084991|
Are you handling import/export customs documentation and need to provide an office or port code? Find your relevant code below, and remember that the customs office code of exit/entry is the place where the goods cross the border.
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