Obtain an EORI number before you start exporting to avoid export clearance delays. It will usually be your VAT number with three additional numbers at the end
Ensure your export documentation contains sufficient information for UK and destination customs authorities
An export entry consists of a SAD, X2 and a departure confirmation, S8. You must provide the agent with sufficient detail to complete it
Export controls can be linked to products, countries or individuals. Stay on the right side of the law by ensuring you do not need a licence before you export
Depending on the country of destination you may also need to obtain a certificate of origin, preference or conformance
Approved Exporter Status means you don't have to obtain an EUR1 certificate, but you can instead use an approval number on your commercial invoice. This currently relates to EU trade agreements countries such as:
We provide training and application completion support for the C1454 and supplementary questionnaire.
Registered Exporter Status is similar to Approved Exporter Status but applies to different trade agreements, such as:
We provide training and application completion support for the REX application form.