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Virtual Customs Procedures & Documentation - BCC Accredited

Tuesday 1st November 2022
9:30am - 12:30pm

This virtual half day course will provide you with an understanding of Customs procedures.

Join us for an overview of the Customs procedures and documentation involved in exporting and importing that businesses must be aware of.

By the end of the course attendees will be able to:

  • Have an understanding of customs procedures and the UK trade tariff
  • Understand Export Customs Declarations
  • Understand Import Customs Declarations and when a transit declaration is required
  • Understand calculating the duty and import VAT due at the import customs border
  • Understand the importance of declaring the correct values
  • Understand the importance of Incoterms – who will pay the freight and who will take the risk
  • Have an awareness of duty deferment accounts and postponed import VAT accounting
  • Understand how to instruct your Customs Intermediary/Freight Agent, and amend a customs declaration
  • Prepare for the Customs Declaration Service (CDS)
  • Understand the importance of record keeping and compliance for exports and imports

Date:   Tuesday 1st November 2022 9.30am to 12.30pm 
Cost to attend: Members £150.00 + VAT and Non-Members £195.00 + VAT 

Previous attendee feedback:

"I found it very interesting, a lot of information to take it but it helped a lot. The trainer was really nice, and was very clear. 

Very beneficial and the slides will be helpful to keep going forward as well."

"Definitely found it very beneficial. Always learn something new. The trainer always delivers all the information perfectly and if always welcoming questions which is very helpful."

"I haven’t had a course with yourselves yet that I did not enjoy or learn something new."

Please note: This event will not be recorded and any material will only be circulated to those that attend.

British Chambers of Commerce Accredited Course: The British Chambers of Commerce has ten nationally accredited international trade courses that give essential skills that are invaluable to small and large businesses alike.

At the end of the course there will be a short assessment paper to complete which results in a BCC Certificate with a Pass or Merit achievement worth 1 credit. Achieve 6 credits to receive the BCC Foundation Award in International Trade. Learn More 

If you would like to attend this event, please complete the online booking form below:

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Terms & Conditions

  • 75% refund for cancellation(s) up to 14 days before the seminar takes place. 50% refund will be given for cancellations within 7-14 days. No refund(s) will be given for cancellations after.
  • Cancellation(s) must be submitted in writing to the International Trade Manager at
  • Refunds are not issued for attendee connectivity issues - If speaker or host connectivity fails the event will be rescheduled

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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.