Our series of downloadable How-To-Guides introduce the different processes traders will need to know post transition:

Introduction to the Trader Support Service

This document:

  1. introduces the changes to Northern Ireland trade which take effect from 1 January 2021
  2. Introduces the free-to-use Trader Support Service

Registering Your Business

Knowing how to register the company will help ensure your business continues to trade seamlessly between Great Britain and Northern Ireland after the UK leaves the EU Customs Union on 31 December 2020.

An Introduction to Customs

Knowing the essentials about Customs and goods movement will help ensure your business continues to trade seamlessly after the UK leaves the EU Customs Union on 31 December 2020.

How to use Incoterms®

Knowing the essentials about Incoterms® and goods movement will help ensure your business continues to trade seamlessly after the UK leaves the EU Customs Union on 31 December 2020.

An Overview of Tariff Classification

Tariff codes are used by authorities around the world to classify and track goods movements.
Businesses moving goods from Great Britain to Northern Ireland will be required to complete declarations from 1 January 2021. To do this, you will need to classify your goods in order to find the appropriate tariff code that applies to your product.

Declaration data requirements: ENS Safety & Security declarations

From 1 January 2021, Entry Summary Safety and Security declarations (also called ENS declarations) will be required for all goods moved from Great Britain to Northern Ireland.

TSS Declaration: Upload API Reference

The purpose of this document is to give those interested in using the API early visibility of its details. It is provided before the availability of the API test service to allow you to start to design and begin initial development or customisation of your systems to use the API.

Documents for GB:NI goods movement

One of the most searched-for questions online relating to moving goods is: what documents do I need? This guide covers the most important documents, with the caveat that requirements will vary depending on the type of product.