Importing and Exporting

To continue to trade with the EU, you will need to follow new rules for importing and exporting, including changes to processes and licensing. Visit GOV.UK/transition to find out what you need to do. You should:

  • Get an EORI number if you don’t already have one
  • Check the new rules on importing and exporting goods between the EU and Great Britain – more information here.
  • Get ready to make customs declarations. You may need to work with a specialist to complete import and export declarations. More information is available here.
  • Check how to move goods internationally here.
  • Use UK to identify changes affecting manufactured goods, such as new marking requirements or approvals needed, to ensure you are ready to sell goods in the UK and EU.

Hiring and business travel within the EU

If your business hires or travels within the EU, some rules have changed. Check if your business is compliant with the new guidelines below.

Department for International Trade

The Department for International Trade offer information and guidance relating to Exporting, Importing and have a specific section relating to Brexit enquiries from UK based businesses. The Department for International Trade have also created videos on the UK leaving the EU, explaining how trade will work and if there will be any changes.

Access DIT Resources