Customs Export and Import Procedures

Host: East Midlands Chamber of Commerce (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire)

Location: Ye Olde Bell, Barnby Moor, Retford, Notts, DN2 8QS, Nottinghamshire

Date: Monday, 28th January 2019 at 9am - 4.30pm

Cost: FREE

This course will be informative and beneficial to companies who are looking to, or who already are trading outside the EU. It will explain Customs systems, procedures and documentation and help you identify possible cost savings and to meeting your international trade Customs responsibilities

The workshop will cover all of the main aspects of making Customs declarations and the systems and procedures operated by and available from HMRC

Workshop programme in detail:

The workshop will cover:


  • Customs documents and procedures
  • Tariff/Commodity Codes
  • Duties and Taxes
  • Origin
  • Documents Freight Forwarders should provide
  • Special Procedures
  • Guarantees
  • Authorised Economic Operator (AEO)
  • The Union Customs Code (UCC)

Course outcome:

Delegates will understand the customs procedures and documentation required to ensure that export and import movements are as cost effective and frictionless as possible. It will help identify possible cost saving measures, including whatever Brexit brings

Who should attend:

Businesses new to exporting and/or importing and those wanting to update their knowledge

About the trainer:

Keith Robe served with HMRC and previously Customs and Excise for 32 years until his departure in December 2016, with the last 18 years in various Customs related work. 

He is an expert in Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status having trained both nationally and internationally since its introduction in 2008, he was the leading trainer in AEO for HMRC staff.


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