Prepare for stricter customs requirements United Kingdom

Next stages for Brexit as of 1 January and 1 July 2022

Questions on Brexit?

Brexit warrants your attention now as well

Get Ready for Brexit will guide you through the customs rules for all transport of goods between the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK).

Please note! Brexit is far from finished. In the near future, you will have to deal with several stricter customs requirements in relation to the UK. By preparing yourself now, you will prevent cargo from being stopped at the British border or even in the Dutch port. Postponement on the UK side does not mean cancellation. On Get Ready for Brexit, you can read what the British customs requirements mean for you.

1 January 2022

Start Border Operating Model
Phase 2

Action needed now for:

  • Introduction prelodgement and temporary storage model
  • End of six-month deferral on import declarations

1 July 2022

Start Border Operating Model
Phase 3

Important for all parties who export to the UK

  • Certification of veterinary and phytosanitary cargo
  • Cargo inspection at Border Control Posts
  • Mandatory safety declarations – ENS

Now important

Everything you need to know about the new Brexit rules

Link to: UK government will also help you on your way!

Brexit knowledge base

In our knowledge base you will find the answers to many questions about your transport to and from the United Kingdom after Brexit.

Swift transport in 5 steps

The Dutch Brexit solution

Via the chain-wide Get Ready for Brexit solution, in 5 simple steps you ensure swift transport via the Dutch ports for incoming and outgoing cargo.

All ferry and shortsea terminals require participation. Only correctly pre-notified cargo can enter and exit the terminal. From importer, exporter and forwarder to transporter and driver, everyone has a role to play in Get Ready for Brexit. Together we ensure that every transport to and from the United Kingdom always runs smoothly.

This means Brexit for you as:

Initiating partners

Supporting the logistics business in 2021 via Get Ready for Brexit is a joint initiative of the Port of Rotterdam Authority, Portbase, Deltalinqs, evofenedex, Fenex and TLN.

In collaboration with

These organisations support the Get Ready for Brexit initiative and help us inform and activate their customers, members and relations.

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