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CDS 999L Code Extended in UK

The use of the CDS document waiver code 999L has been extended until 31st January 2024 for imports, and January 2025 for exports. Find out more in this article.

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Spotlight On: Nottingham

Manufacturing, construction, lace, and more. Toni Henstock explains how her small but powerful team of import declarants services the UK in this article.

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A Digital-First Approach to Customs

Customs Support is known as a leading provider of digital customs solutions, but what does that mean? UK IT Director Ash Taylor explains why it’s important to progress digitally in this article.

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CDS Deadline Extended for Export Declarations

Updated 22/03/2023 following further delays from HMRC.

HMRC have extended the deadline for migrating your UK export declarations to the Customs Declaration Service (CDS). You will now be able to process export clearances on the Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system until 4th June 2024, more than a year after the original deadline of 31st March 2023.

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All Your Questions About EORI Numbers and CDS Answered

From 1st October, all import declarations in the UK must be processed through the new Customs Declaration Service (CDS). From 1st April 2023, export declarations will no longer be accepted on the old Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system, either.

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The Internet of Things and customs

As companies and governments work to achieve net-zero carbon, communicate more effectively, and protect people’s data, technology is rapidly advancing around the world, the customs industry is also making strides in innovation.

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Meet Our People: Ash Taylor

In our series #WeAreCustomsSupport, you will meet the people behind Customs Support. We value our colleagues and the work they do. In this series, we will interview the people who are always ready to assist you with importing or exporting your goods without worries. Today we hear from one of our specialists in digital customs, Ash Taylor, our UK IT Director based in Felixstowe.

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Meet Our People: Des Hiscock

In our series #WeAreCustomsSupport, you will meet the people behind Customs Support. We value our colleagues and the work they do. In this series, we will interview the people who are always ready to assist you with importing or exporting your goods without worries. Next up in this series is Des Hiscock, who is the Duty Management director at Customs Support UK.

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Your data, and the new Customs Declaration Service

Four years later than planned, HMRC is making the move to CDS in 2022. But did you know that you might need to register for the Customs Declaration Service as a trader, not only if you are a customs broker?

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UK Gets Single Customs Platform CDS

As of March 31st 2023, the British Customs Authority will make the Customs Declaration Service (CDS) their single customs platform.

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