Scottish Enterprise is working with the eight Chambers of Commerce in Scotland who are licensed by HM Government and HMRC to issue export and import-related documentation and services. Providing expert advice and support, they can answer your questions on export and customs documentation, changes to documentation systems and associated process changes brought about by Brexit.
This service is available to all companies, not just members of the Chambers. To access this support, just call your nearest Chamber.
- Making customs declarations for companies - their HMRC compliant brokerage service will look after the import and export declaration requirements of companies
- Providing specialist customs advisory services - their customs brokerage service will offer a 'one stop shop' with direct links to all sea, air, rail and road ports and terminals in the UK
- Training courses - ChamberCustoms has developed a range of training courses to respond to increasing demand. All courses are eligible for HMRC Customs Intermediary Funding
The eight licensed Chambers are:
In readiness for an unexpected increase of over 200 million customs declarations after Brexit, some of these local Chambers of Commerce have launched ChamberCustoms, a customs brokerage service for traders.
ChamberCustoms offering includes:
Further information can be accessed via:
View further details on how customs agents, freight forwarders and express operators can help you with declarations
Access the list of customs agents and fast parcel operators
You can find out how to use a freight forwarder on the British International Freight Association and Institute of Export websites.
If you are planning to manage customs declarations for your business you can view the list of customs training providers who can help.
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