Customs declarations for exports and imports to and from Great Britain are now a mandatory requirement. On this page we will guide you through all the information that you need to provide. This information is crucial to ensure that your shipments are not delayed or queried.
The most important documents which allow us to process your customs declaration are
Please note that the following goods cannot be transported to the UK on DB Schenker's standard system groupage freight solutions. For controlled goods being transported on FTL and LTL please contact your local branch.
To trade between the EU and the UK you will need an Economic Operators Registration and Identification number. Find more information here.
As an exporter you need to ensure you comply with any special permits, licenses or checks that might be required for your goods. As an importer you need to confirm the commodity code so that the appropriate tariffs are paid. It is your responsibility as the exporter and/or importer of record to provide the commodity code to your customs agent.
If you are a business that is established in the UK, hold a UK EORI number and are using Schenker Ltd to make your UK customs import or export declarations, to ensure that we can continue to move your goods in a smooth and efficient manner from 1st January 2021 we will require you to provide us with a completed UK Direct Representation letter (also known as a Power of Attorney) and licencing letter.
Available documents (click here):
The Incoterm is an agreement between seller & buyer intended primarily to clearly communicate the
associated with the global or international transportation and delivery of goods.
As of February 2022 – this information is supplied without liability.