You'll need an Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number starting with GB to continue importing goods.
You can hire someone to deal with customs for you, or you can do it yourself.
You can apply to use 'transitional simplified procedures' to reduce the amount of information you need to give at the border.
You may also be able to use the Common Transit Convention (CTC) to simplify how your goods pass through customs and when you pay customs duties.
Set up a duty deferment account if you want to be able to make one payment of customs duties a month instead of paying for individual shipments.
You must set one up if you plan to use transitional simplified procedures.
You’ll need to pay customs duties and VAT on all imports.
- Find out the rate of customs on imports after Brexit
- Check when you'll need to account for and pay VAT
You’ll also need to pay excise duties if you’re importing alcohol, tobacco or biofuels.
There might be other things you need to do, depending on what you're importing.
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