UK postpones further import controls
Existing customs rules remain in force
The logistics world is awaiting an announcement by the United Kingdom (UK) on further tightening of customs rules. According to the latest reports, implementation will start at the end of 2023. As soon as there is more news about this, you will read about it on this website.
Please note! The customs rules that were previously introduced by the UK remain valid. You can read the main points here. All customs rules are laid down in detail in the Border Operating Model of the British government. Make sure you comply with this. In this way, you will avoid cargo being stopped at the British border or already in the Dutch port.
These are the current customs rules:
Effective from 1 January 2022
Effective from 1 January 2021
7 main topics for smooth transport to and from the UK.
In our knowledge base you will find the answers to many questions about your transport to and from the United Kingdom after Brexit.
New to transport to and from the UK
Since the introduction of Brexit in 2021, you are required to complete 5 simple steps to ensure smooth transport through the Dutch ports. This applies to both inbound and outbound cargo.
All ferry and shortsea terminals make this chain-wide Get Ready for Brexit approach mandatory. Only correctly pre-notified cargo can enter and leave the terminal. From importer, exporter and forwarder to carrier and driver: everyone has a task to perform for Get Ready for Brexit. Together, we ensure that every transport to and from the United Kingdom always runs smoothly.
Supporting the logistics business via Get Ready for Brexit is a joint initiative of the Port of Rotterdam Authority, Portbase, Deltalinqs, evofenedex, Fenex and TLN.
These organisations support the Get Ready for Brexit initiative and help us inform and activate their customers, members and relations.