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  • SGS CUSTOMS AGENT

    Facilitating the movement of your goods from or to the UK.

Customs Imports

You need an import document if you import goods from outside the EU into the EU. We draw up your import declaration and ensure it is processed correctly in the Customs systems.

What we do for you

  • If you give us your invoice ahead of time, we resolve any uncertainties.
  • We ensure a correct digital declaration.
  • Reliable: individual carriers do not need to file transit guarantees in favour of SGS or customs authorities.
  • If your shipment is inspected by customs, we take care of everything and minimize delays.
  • SGS can pay the taxes on your behalf.

What we need from you

  • Once-only authorization for direct representation.
  • Commercial invoice and packing list.
  • Prior customs procedure.
  • The correct commodity codes.
  • Clear specification of the numbers and weights per commodity code.
  • Invoice of freight costs if required.

Customs Exports

Every year we submit over 100,000 export declarations in the UK, Netherlands & Belgium, supporting exporters from all industries with all types of products to all possible destinations. We also draw up relevant documents such as certificates of origin (EUR1, COO, ATR, T2L) and excise duties documents (eAD).

Exporting outside the UK

If you export goods outside of the UK, you need an export document. We draw up your export declarations and ensure that these documents are correctly processed in the customs systems. This prevents any additional tax assessments.

What we do for you

  • If you give us your invoice ahead of time, we resolve any uncertainties.
  • We ensure a correct digital declaration.
  • If your shipment is inspected by Customs, we take care of everything and minimize delays.

What we need from you

  • The location of your goods.
  • One-off authorization for direct representation.
  • Commercial invoice and packing list.
  • The correct commodity codes.
  • Numbers and weights per commodity code.
  • Booking number of the shipping company, if desired.

Benefits of SGS Customs Services

  • Offices covering north, south west & south east of the UK
  • End to end customs service facilitation offerings in UK and the EU
  • Access to SGS customs guarantees
  • Benefit from trusted HMRC authorisations including CFSP
  • eCustoms options, provide data electronically
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Contact Details

If you would like to find out more about how we can help you move your freight using, please do contact us.

Harvest Court,
Park Road, Shepton Mallet BA4 5BS
United Kingdom
Phone: +44(0)1749 340 240