All goods moving between the UK, the EU and beyond now require a customs declaration, meaning importing goods into the UK and exporting goods outside of the UK for your business now involves more paperwork and know-how than ever before.
Understanding and implementing these changes post-Brexit as a busy, globally trading business means extra paperwork, headaches, and hassle. Getting things wrong could result in a HMRC customs audits or even a fine of £2,500!
What is ChamberCustoms?
ChamberCustoms is a brokerage service run by the Chambers of Commerce.
For over 100 years, the Chambers of Commerce have been trusted by the government and businesses to certify certificates of origin and preferential trade documents. Every year our experts issue thousands of documents, relating to goods worth millions of pounds, ensuring that goods can enter foreign countries with minimal delay and cost.
Uniquely, ChamberCustoms has been created to clear goods for import and export at every port in the UK and designed to make a potentially complicated process smooth, quick and entirely transparent. It sits alongside all the other services offered by Chambers of Commerce to enable businesses to operate and thrive in today’s global economy.
How can we help?
ChamberCustoms is different from other customs broker services and harnesses the reach, expertise and knowledge of the Chambers of Commerce network to offer an unbeatably fast, reliable and HMRC compliant service you can trust.
We are the only customs broker in the country with direct links to ALL sea, air, rail & road ports and terminals in the UK. With these direct links into the HMRC Customs handling system and all inventory linked ports, ChamberCustoms can ensure that your goods, no matter where they enter or leave the UK, will be cleared for onward transportation smoothly. We are here to help you keep your time sensitive supply chains moving efficiently and economically ensuring custom clearance is accurate, timely and avoids additional costs through delays or errors.
Our customs clearance agents will:
Don’t just take our word for it –
Jacqui Knowles, Export Sales & OEM Co-ordinator at Rega Research Limited
“Since onboarding with Essex Chambers in July we have received a fast, professional and efficient service. The friendly team are always quick to respond and understand the importance of our products being moved swiftly without delay. The team have been able to guide us through some of the complexities of the CHIEF system and have supported us to ensure goods are correctly registered as Exports for HMRC. Using the Chamber Customs declaration service also gives us the confidence that their knowledge is current so they can guide us through any future changes in the customs Import and Export procedure.”
Sign up today
To relieve the pressure for trading businesses like yours, outsourcing your customs declarations to ChamberCustoms is easy. All we will need, to set you up for success while exporting and importing goods, is a few business details including your EORI number and business address and we will guide you through the process seamlessly from there.