With a combined trading experience of over two hundred years in our Import department, you can rest assured that your Customs clearance needs are in good hands!


Customs Clearance

We have experts in many fields including food products, who will happily guide you through this often complex area by providing advice on Port Health and MAFF regulations, Customs tariff classifications, EU requirements, licence applications and other important obligations.

Single point of contact for all major ports

With direct links to the ports of Felixstowe, Southampton, Tilbury, Thamesport, Teesport, Liverpool, Immingham, Grangemouth and the London Gateway, we can facilitate the prompt release, collection and delivery of your cargo via all major UK ports. Regardless of the point of entry, we’ll save you time and money by providing a single point of contact to keep you fully informed of progress.

  • Extensive experience in all aspects of Customs clearance.
  • Direct links with major UK ports.
  • Dedicated account handler.

Documents required for clearance:

  • Supplier's invoice (original or fax copy)
  • Supplier's packing list (if available)
  • Original shipping line bill of lading
  • Original GSP certificate*
  • Original Certificate of Origin*
  • Original DTI Import Licence*
  • Authorisation to use your deferment account*

* If applicable - please call us for advice.

HM Revenue & Customs website contains a full list of Import and Export Forms (external link)

Major UK Ports

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