Export of Goods Post 1 January 2021 – Business Readiness

Electronics & Machinery Checklist

Flow chart guides for exporting/importing goods to/from the EU 
Exporters  
Importers

Preparing for changes
https://www.gov.uk/prepare-to-export-from-great-britain-from-january-2021
Exports guidance
https://www.gov.uk/browse/business/exports
Export License guidance
https://www.gov.uk/starting-to-export/licences
Customs Grant Scheme
https://www.customsintermediarygrant.co.uk/

Northern Ireland:
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/trader-support-service
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/moving-goods-into-out-of-or-through-northern-ireland-from-1-january-2021

The Border Operating Model
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-border-operating-model
 
EORI
https://www.gov.uk/eori
 
INCOTERMS
https://iccwbo.org/resources-for-business/incoterms-rules/
 
Commodity Codes
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/finding-commodity-codes-for-imports-or-exports
https://www.gov.uk/trade-tariff
 
Appointing a customs intermediary
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/appoint-someone-to-deal-with-customs-on-your-behalf
 
Arranging customs procedures
Simplified Declarations
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/using-simplified-declarations-for-exports#types-of-declarations
Authorised Economic Operator Status
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/authorised-economic-operator-certification
 
Zero-rated VAT goods
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/vat-on-goods-exported-from-the-uk-notice-703?step-by-step-nav=1faad9b3-e5ef-47f6-a3ba-4715e7e4f263
 
Accessing HMRC Systems
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/customs-declarations-for-goods-taken-out-of-the-eu?step-by-step-nav=1faad9b3-e5ef-47f6-a3ba-4715e7e4f263

Common Transit Convention, Customs Comprehensive Guarantee or become a consignor
Common Transit Convention

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/check-if-you-can-use-transit-to-move-goods-to-the-eu-and-common-transit-countries
 
Customs Comprehensive Guarantee
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-a-customs-comprehensive-guarantee-to-cover-customs-debts
 
Authorised Consignor
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-to-be-an-authorised-consignor-or-consignee
 
Potential Duties and Customs Procedures
Duties and customs procedures
https://www.gov.uk/check-duties-customs-exporting
 
National Export System (NES)
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/export-declarations-and-the-national-export-system-export-procedures
 
Purchasing the right software
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/import-and-export-request-for-chief-access-c1800
Accessing and Using HMRC Systems
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/export-declarations-and-the-national-export-system-export-procedures

CHIEF Badge
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/import-and-export-request-for-chief-access-c1800
 
Rules of Origin
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/notice-828-tariff-preferences-rules-of-origin-for-various-countries/notice-828-tariff-preferences-rules-of-origin-for-various-countries
 
Controlled / Dual-use Goods
SPIRE: https://www.spire.trade.gov.uk/spire/fox/espire/LOGIN/login
OGEL: https://www.ecochecker.trade.gov.uk/spirefox5live/fox/spire/OGEL_GOODS_CHECKER_LANDING_PAGE/new
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/exporting-controlled-goods-after-eu-exit
 
Rough Diamonds
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/export-diamonds-special-rules

SECTOR SPECIFIC
 
Endangered species
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/exporting-animals-animal-products-fish-and-fishery-products-if-the-uk-leaves-the-eu-with-no-deal 
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/trading-cites-listed-species-through-uk-ports-and-airports-after-brexit

Animals and/or Fish
Animals, animal products and fish 
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/exporting-animals-animal-products-fish-and-fishery-products-if-the-uk-leaves-the-eu-with-no-deal 

Border Control Post: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?qid=1563184991622&uri=CELEX:02009D0821-20190107 
TRACES: https://ec.europa.eu/food/animals/traces_en 
Fish: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/exporting-animals-animal-products-fish-and-fishery-products-if-the-uk-leaves-the-eu-with-no-deal 
 
Plants
Plants and plant products 
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/importing-and-exporting-plants-and-plant-products-from-1-january-2021
Timber
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/trading-timber-imports-and-exports-if-theres-no-brexit-deal 
 
Food and Drink
Labelling and marketing
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/labelling-and-marketing-standards-from-1-january-2021?step-by-step-nav=1faad9b3-e5ef-47f6-a3ba-4715e7e4f263 
https://ec.europa.eu/info/sites/info/files/eu_food_law_en.pdf 
 
Chemicals
Chemicals
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/how-to-comply-with-reach-chemical-regulations 
Prior informed consent 
https://www.hse.gov.uk/pic/ 
 
Drug Precursors
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/trading-in-drug-precursors-if-theres-no-brexit-deal/trading-in-drug-precursors-if-theres-no-brexit-deal
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/precursor-chemical-licensing
 
Automotive Goods
VCA
https://www.vehicle-certification-agency.gov.uk/vehicletype/vehicle-type-approval-transition-information.asp
   
Other

Personal Data
https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/data-protection-at-the-end-of-the-transition-period/

Waste
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/importing-and-exporting-waste-if-theres-no-brexit-deal

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