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Export Procedures & Documentation

Essex Chambers of Commerce, 34a Star Lane, Great Wakering, Essex. SS3 0FF

Thursday 24th February 2022
9:30am - 4:30pm
This event is fully booked.

This premium training course will deliver a comprehensive insight into the documents used at every stage of the Export process, including how to complete a Customs Declaration for export. 

You will receive an in-depth exploration into the procedures and documentation you need to be aware of if your business is to make a success of Exporting. We will help you identify which documents to raise, which modes of transport to use, and where to go for advice and assistance and explain what you need to know about your supply chain to ensure a smooth flow across the borders.

The spotlight will be shone on the many varied documents and processes required in International Trade, highlighting which ones are important, and why. Topics include:

  • The documents – what to consider before you raise a Quotation/Proforma Invoice
  • Commercial Invoices – what needs to be included
  • A smooth export flow – what can hold up an export
  • VAT treatment – why proof of export is so important
  • Customs Declarations for an Export – what’s changed and what will be changing
  • The role of the Customs Intermediary – how to instruct your freight agent/representative
  • Mode of transport – what document for which mode
  • Express Fast Parcel Operators – what challenges do FPO’s bring
  • Incoterms – what differences are there between the 11 delivery terms
  • Harmonised System 2022 – what are the changes and how may they impact you
  • Commodity Codes – who is responsible
  • Customs Procedure Codes – what choices are there and why
  • Valuation for an export – what value should be declared
  • Origin – what are Certificates of Origin and why must they be certified/legalised
  • Preference Origin Documents – when to use Invoice Declarations, Approved Exporter, EUR-1
  • UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement – when to issue a Statement on Origin
  • UK Conformity Assessment mark – how will this affect you
  • Packaging, Labelling & Marking Restrictions – what to be aware of
  • Transport Documents – what document for which mode - Airwaybill, Bill of Lading, CMR
  • Simplified declaration procedures – what authorisation would you need
  • Roadfreight GVMS – what challenges ahead for smooth border crossing
  • Safety & Security Declarations – what is an EXS
  • Common Transit Convention – when does this affect your exports
  • ATA Carnets – when would you need a passport for the goods
  • Record Keeping – what are the rules for export records
  • New Customs Declaration Service (CDS) – how can you prepare for this change

Date:   Wednesday 19th January 2022 9.30am to 4.30pm
Essex Chambers of Commerce, 34a Star Lane, Great Wakering, Essex. SS3 0FF 
Cost to attend: Members £340.00 + VAT and Non-Members £390.00 + VAT

Attendees are encouraged to bring along examples of paperwork to discuss on the day. Specific questions or issues can also be submitted prior to the course and answers or resolutions will also be discussed.

The new requirements for 2022 will be a challenge for many traders. By completing the right forms, at the right time, in the right place, you will benefit from customs clearance and ensure success in International Trade.  

REMEMBER compliance is not a choice, it’s a necessity
Join us to ensure you are prepared for the challenges ahead.

*All of our physical training courses will be delivered following the Government COVID-19 guidance and will have a maximum of 8 attendees plus trainers in a large, ventilated training room.  The safety of our trainers and attendees is of the utmost importance to us and training will be converted online if necessary.

All event bookings need to be made and paid online only unless we have agreed alternative arrangements with you in advance of the event. If you have any queries, please contact our Accounts Manager Rachael Hogg on 01206 363721.