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Customs Clearance

Don't let Brexit confusion or customs bureaucracy damage your business.

Doyle Shipping Group has the knowledge and expertise to manage all of your clearance requirements and navigate you through the customs AEP system.

With dedicated clearance specialists in each of our regional offices, we can offer a hassle-free process for managing your import and export consignments.

We also offer a fiscal clearance service for goods in transit via any European port resulting in no VAT applicable and no delays on deliveries.

Brexit & Customs Clearance

As UK/EU Brexit negotiations continue, with “no deal” still a huge possibility, companies within Ireland need to start preparing for the inevitable impact on the transport of goods.

Once Brexit is fully ratified, and Britain leaves the EU, it will be classed as a “third country”, outside of the single market. This will be the case irrespective of whether a customs union is in place, or the negotiation of a free-trade agreement. After Brexit, full customs declarations will be required for all goods imports and exports shipped between Ireland and the UK.

If you’re confused about the customs repercussions of Brexit and how your business will comply with the Revenue’s “Customs Clearance” or “Export Clearance” requirements, you need to get expert advice quickly.

Irish importers and exporters can either use a reputable third-party freight forwarder and customs clearance agency or alternatively hire a staff resource to complete customs clearance internally.

Companies should also be aware that Brexit may impact both the cost of raw materials and potentially lead to delayed delivery. Planning for both of these should be a matter of priority.

Transportation of Goods Between Ireland & UK After Brexit

Importing Goods into Ireland from the UK
If the UK leaves the EU without negotiating a deal as “third country”, goods imported from the United Kingdom will require a customs declaration and may be subject to licence requirements and to payment of duties and VAT when, and where, they are brought into Ireland.

Exporting Goods from Ireland to the UK
Any goods exported from Ireland to the United Kingdom will require a customs declaration when leaving Ireland, may be subject to controls and requirements.
Depending on the what the United Kingdom Government enact, goods may require a customs declaration on entry into the UK and will, generally, be subject to payment of duties and VAT when, and where, they are brought into Britain.

Good shipped from Ireland to the European Continent via the United Kingdom
Goods shipped from Ireland to the European continent, via the UK ‘land bridge’, will be classified as transit goods, and require a customs transit declaration. The shipment will require interaction with offices of departure and destination in the EU and with Office of Transit in the UK. Transit goods may be subject to control, leaving and re-entering the EU. Goods in transit are required to provide a financial guarantee to the authorities of the country through which they pass.

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