This introduction course is aimed at anyone involved in international trade who needs to understand customs. The course will cover the role of HMRC and practicalities such as goods wholly produced in the UK, use of documentation including the EUR1, free circulation, AEO, VAT responsibilities, and the impact of Incoterms®. The course also provides an introduction to customs entries, classification of goods, valuation of goods on import duties, taxes and the Union Customs Code (UCC).

Course Contents:
• HMRC and customs procedures
• Origin, Classification of goods and Valuation of goods
• Duties and taxes (UK Global Tariff)
• The Union Customs Code (UCC).
• Sources of help and advice

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for administrators, managers, directors, and owners of businesses who need to understand customs procedures. This will enable them to administer documentation correctly, ensure efficient processes and meet compliance obligations. The course is valuable for both newcomers wanting an introduction and overview, and experienced staff needing a refresher on current requirements.

This course can also count as a credit towards the British Chamber of Commerce Foundation Award in International Trade. Candidates attending six or more courses and obtaining six or more credits receive the Award.

Price :
Members £175 + VAT Non Members £275 + VAT
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09:30 - 12:30


North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

9/10 Eastway Business Village, Olivers Place


To book your appointment please contact the Chamber on:

01772 653 000

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