Importing from the EU: What you need to know

Online Workshop


This half day course will consider the basic procedures, terminology and documentation involved in importing from the EU.


  • The Import Process
  • Import Documentation
  • Information Requirements for Import

- Content of commercial invoice

  • Tariff Codes

- The Harmonised System

  • Import Customs Entry Process

- CPC Codes – How to use them

- SAD C88 form: An overview

  • The Border Target Operating Model:

        New sanitary and phytosanitary controls

  • Checking Customs Entries

- Being prepared for HMRC audits

- Volume 3 of tariff for information

  • Import Duties and VAT

- Valuation methods for imports

  • Overview of Customs Procedures

- Customs warehousing

- Inward processing relief

  • Incoterms for Import
  • The Border Target Operating Model
  • Safety and security requirements
  • Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS)
  • Product Risk Categories and how to check
  • The timeline for the introduction of these measures
  • Importers and exporters responsibilities

This event is essential for companies who are importing from the European Union into the UK that want to know more about the import procedures and what information is required for their customs declarations. The course will also cover the importance of checking customs entries to for UK importers.


Venue: Videoconference via Zoom

Date: 26 September 2024

Time: from 1.30pm to 4.30pm

Online discounted cost: 


Regular Customers / Chamber Members £372 +VAT

Non-Regular Customers / Non-Chamber Members £392 +VAT


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