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Subscribe to receive email updates

Subscribe to HMRC’s Help and Support email service for information on a wide range of topics for individuals, businesses, employers and agents.

You can also:

  • make changes to your topic subscriptions
  • unsubscribe from the service whenever you want

Registration and participation in webinars

You can register for webinars in advance, but we recommend that you join each webinar 5 minutes before the start.

customs declaration service

How to subscribe

This video explains how to subscribe to the customs declaration service, how to create an account and what you will need to create one.

How to subscribe to the customs declaration service.

How to set up a direct debit instruction when only one signature is required

This video explains how to set up direct debit instructions for a duty deferral account when only one signature is required.

How to set up a direct debit instruction on the customs declaration service when only one signature is required.

How to set up a direct debit instruction when multiple signatures are required

This video explains how to set up direct debit instructions for a duty deferral account when multiple signatures are required.

How to set up a direct debit instruction when multiple signatures are required.

How to use Secure File Upload Service

This video explains how to access the secure file upload service on the Customs Declarations Service.

How to use the secure file download service.

How to Create a Standing Authority

This video explains how to set up a permanent authority within the Customs Declarations Department, what they can object to and how to manage permanent authorities.

How to set up a permanent authority.

How to use your customs financial accounts

This video explains how to use your customs financial accounts, including the cash account, duty deferment account and general security account.

How to use your customs financial accounts.

How to complete an import declaration

You can also watch a series of customs clearance instruction videos to learn how to complete an import declaration with the Customs Declarations Department, including:

  • how to identify reporting category
  • how to identify the commodity code
  • how to identify procedure code
  • how to identify additional allowed procedure code
  • how to identify additional procedure code
  • how to identify the additional information statement code
  • how to identify the specific document and reference code
  • how to review completion tips
  • how to complete the customs declaration

Customs import declarations — overview

Watch a video on an overview of import customs declarations.

Import customs declarations — an overview.

The video explains:

  • customs import declarations for controlled goods imported into Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland) from EU
  • the process of simplified supplementary declarations and deferred import declarations for import goods that are not controlled until December 31, 2021
  • important terminology

Exporting — what you need to do to keep your goods moving

Watch a video about exporting — what you need to do to get your goods moving.

Export — what you need to do to keep your goods moving.

The video explains what steps you need to take to export goods from Great Britain to the EU and transport goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

We’ll provide you with an overview of the main export processes, including:

  • step-by-step border controls
  • zero-rated VAT
  • customs declarations
  • using an intermediary
  • what licenses, certificates and authorizations you might need

Export — sending goods outside Great Britain (including to EU country) by post, courier or express parcel operator

Watch a video about the new rules when sending parcel goods to customers or businesses overseas.

Export — sending goods outside Great Britain (including to EU country) by post, courier or fast parcel operator.

Ask someone to handle customs for you – how freight forwarders can help

Watch a video on how to have someone handle customs for you – how freight forwarders can help.

Ask someone to handle customs for you – how freight forwarders can help.

Watch a video on how a middleman or customs broker can help you.

How can an intermediary or a customs agent help me?

How to check if you can delay payments and customs declarations

Watch a video on how to check if you can delay payments and customs declarations.

How to check if you can delay payments and customs declarations.

How to import

Watch a video on how to import.

How to import.

The video explains the actions you need to take to import goods into Britain from the EU (except Ireland) or countries in the rest of the world, full customs controls are now in place. We’ll explain what these new controls mean for your business, how to prepare to import, and who can help.

Importation — steps to follow before making your complementary declaration

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar on importing – steps to follow before making your additional declaration.

This webinar is intended to support those who have delayed their customs import declarations. We explain the steps you need to follow before you can make a supplementary declaration and how intermediaries can help you do so.

Rules for carrying commercial goods in your baggage

Watch a video about the new rules for carrying commercial goods in your baggage.

New rules for carrying commercial goods in your baggage.

Rules for exporting goods to Europe from Great Britain

Watch a video about the new rules for exporting goods to Europe from Great Britain.

New rules for exporting goods to Europe from Britain.

Cash declaration rules

Watch a video about the new cash declaration rules.

New rules for cash declarations.

Rules for traveling with goods for personal use

Watch a video about the new rules for traveling with personal-use goods.

New rules for traveling with goods for personal use.

Rules of origin

Watch a video about rules of origin.

Rules of origin.

This video explains the rules of origin and what is required to comply with the rules so that you can claim preferential tariffs when trading with the EU.

We explain the steps to follow, including how to:

  • classify the goods by finding the correct commodity code
  • check whether the goods comply with the rules of origin
  • obtain proof that the goods comply with the rules of origin

Watch a video on merchant responsibilities when using an intermediary.

Merchant Responsibilities When Using an Intermediary.

This video explains your responsibilities as a merchant if you choose to use an intermediary from January 1, 2021.

What are commodity codes

Watch a video about Commodity Codes.

What are commodity codes?

What are controlled goods

Watch a video about controlled goods.

What are controlled goods?