Customs Commodity Codes and Customs Procedure

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Customs Commodity Codes and Customs Procedure

2nd November 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

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One event on 11th January 2021 at 9:00am

Member price – £250.00 + VAT
Non-member price – £300.00  + VAT

Duration: 2 1/2 Day Sessions

On the 31st December 2020 the UK will be at the end of the Transition Period, having left the EU.  Whilst the UK government is currently attempting to negotiate a Free Trade Agreement which would continue to allow us and EU member states preferential access to the EU, this does not mean that the need for Customs Entries will disappear.  In fact, if we do get a Free Trade deal, even more paperwork and due diligence will be required.

There are therefore, key elements that your shipping staff will need to understand in order to facilitate the efficient movement of your shipments (export or import) through Customs controls.

This workshop will present those key elements in a plain English format and provide clear guidance on what your business needs to do and how to do it. Delegates will leave the course with the knowledge and confidence to apply what they’ve learnt back at the office.

Suitable for those businesses who trade only with the EU, as well as for those exporting and importing to and from non-EU countries.



  • The Commercial Invoice
    • Information that needs to appear
  • The Tariff and H S Tariff codes for your products:
    • What is a Customs duty?
    • How to find the appropriate tariff code for your goods
    • Using the Tariff to understand duties and customs requirements for exports and imports
  • The Export and Import Customs Entry
    • Explaining your responsibilities
    • Clarifying the fields on the Entry that have a direct impact on duties
  • VAT and Proof of Export
  • Duty Reliefs
  • We consider a variety of programmes offered by HMRC which allow you to defer or avoid the payment of duty and VAT:
    • Duty Deferment accounts
    • Customs Warehousing
    • Inward Processing Relief
    • Outward Processing Relief
    • Returned Goods Relief
    • Rejected Imports



During the course of the workshop, delegates are encouraged to discuss challenges specific to their own business, as part of the learning process.  All information shared is treated with utmost confidentiality.

Additional Information:

This course is split over 2 half days.

Session 1: 9.00am – 12.30pm
Session 2: 12.30pm – 4.30pm


Free place are available on this course (one delegate per course, per company) and you should contact us before booking to clarify eligibility. Please note that spaces are limited, and will work on a first come, first serve basis.

Funding vouchers can only be claimed against full attendance at this course. Failure to attend or late cancellations will incur costs as per our standard terms and conditions.


2nd November 2020
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Chamber Skills Solutions
01709 386200


Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber
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Rotherham,S60 1DXUnited Kingdom
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01709 386200