Export Documentation & Import Procedures 

Online Course

1/2 day

This course takes a practical approach to why and when export documents are needed. It includes background, uses and key information for different documents - key aspects for any administrative staff.


  • Proforma/commercial invoices 
  • Export Cargo Shipping Instructions (ECSI)
  • Certificates of Origin
  • (UK and Arab)
  • EUR1s
  • Transport documents (multimodal)
  • ATA Carnets
  • Packing Lists
  • Export Licences
  • Insurance Certificates
  • Certificates of Shipment
  • Certificates of Conformity
  • C88 Customs Entry
  • Drafts/Bills of Exchange
  • Permission to progress (P2P)

Our trainer will also give importers, including purchasing, logistics and administration staff, a succinct understanding of the requirements for UK importation. Crucially, this course will also make companies aware of the typical errors that can be made (and how to avoid them) with particular emphasis on reducing costs, covering:

  • Basic procedures/considerations
  • Sources of advice and information
  • Types of import entry
  • The role of Customs & Excise
  • Import documentation
  • The tariff
  • Preferences and quotas
  • The role of freight forwarders and clearing agents

This course is aimed at those already working in an export environment and is designed to refresh and extend existing knowledge. It will also be particularly useful to managers and staff in overseas trading who want to add to their skillset.


Our professional export training is delivered live online

Venue: Videoconference via Zoom

Date: 10 June 2024

Time: 9.30am to 3.30pm

Online discounted cost: 


Regular Customers / Chamber Members £512 +VAT

Non-Regular Customers / Non-Chamber Members £532 +VAT


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