Virtual Customs Declaration Training (delivered by Shropshire Chamber)

08 Dec
  8th December 2020
  10:30am to 3:00pm
  Virtual World

Due to popular demand, Shropshire Chamber is re-running its one day customs declaration course. This course will be delivered digitally, early booking is recommended.

On 29 July, the UK government made a further £50M funding available for business to increase capacity to make their own customs declarations. This funding relates to training, recruitment and IT upgrades. Further information is available here

Are you a customs agent? Or does your company use customs agents and intermediaries to help you trade with the EU?  If so, you need to know how to meet customs requirements fast and efficiently after the UK leaves the EU. There will be new processes to follow and new forms to complete.
We can help.

Our training will highlight what you need to know to be able to accurately complete a simple customs declaration.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT WHAT’S INVOLVED BELOW

Delegates: anyone who needs an understanding of Customs regimes and how to complete a Customs declaration form.

Course pre-requisites: there are no pre-requisites for this course.

Course content is based on the following topics:

  • Introduction to Trade
  • Business Responsibilities
  • Export process
  • Import process
  • Valuation – explanation of the main methods and their application
  • Classification – determining the use of commodity codes
  • Using Customs Procedure Codes – use of appropriate CPCs
  • Export and import controls
  • Reliefs
  • Preferences
  • Customs simplified procedures – explanation of procedures and benefits

Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate the gathering of information to complete a customs declaration using various example scenarios, covering both export and import, enabling learners to feel confident in their approach to their own declarations
  • Explore a number of typical problems and common errors when completing declarations, increasing their ability to apply best practice
  • Improve confidence and provide reassurance through an opportunity to bring specific questions or issues to the attention of the trainer

On 29 July, the UK government made a further £50M funding available for business to increase capacity to make their own customs declarations. This funding relates to training, recruitment and IT upgrades. Further information is available here

The cost of this course may be eligible for funding from HMRC. Businesses that complete customs declarations now have until 31 January 2021 to apply for grant funding to help them increase their capacity to do so. Apply here