Introduction to Customs

This short one hour course provides an overview of customs procedures and process at a global and GB:NI level from January 2021.

In this course, you will gain an understanding of the essentials required to facilitate Great Britain - Northern Ireland goods movements. This course will also communicate customs requirements and how to successfully begin navigating them.

You can watch a video of a previously run course at the bottom of this page.

Learning outcomes:

  • What is Customs?
  • Types of customs legislation and regulations
  • What is a customs declaration?
  • Why are customs declarations required?
  • What is an EORI number?
  • What is a commodity code?
    • Why is it needed?
  • When is a safety and security declaration required?
  • What is a commercial invoice?
  • What is a packing list?
  • Types of certificates and licences
  • What is a customs Tariff?
    • When do they apply?
    • Northern Ireland trade scenarios

Note: This video recording is accurate at the time of recording, however please refer to the written guidance on NICTA for the most up to date information.

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