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Import & Customs Procedures and Documentation

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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Elliot House

151 Deansgate

Manchester

M3 3WD

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This full day course will cover both Export Customs Procedures & Documentation in the morning and Import Procedures & Documentation in the afternoon.

This course will cover a combination of documents and procedures related to both import and export and demonstrate how completing the right forms at the right time will be able to benefit from smoother customs clearance and achieve an increase in profits.

Key learning objectives and outcomes:

  • Have an understanding of the role of HMRC, rules of origin and Intra EC trade.
  • Have an understanding of customs procedures and the UK trade tariff as well as Import Documentation and Procedures.
  • What is an Authorised Economic Operator?
  • Understand your VAT responsibilities with regard to Intra-EU trade and why Intrastat is necessary
  • Understand a basic customs entry process and the information used and provided.
  • Understand what an EORI is and CPC code in addition to the customs relief schemes available to importers and exporters
  • What should be considered before importing?
  • Understand the content of an import purchase order and instructions to the supplier.
  • Understand what determines how much duty and VAT is payable?
  • Be able to identify customs regimes and import controls.
  • Be aware of duty and VAT suspension regimes which benefit the importer.
  • Understand that the import of certain goods is controlled and where to go for sources of information and assistance.

These courses are accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce and delegates will receive 2 credits towards the Foundation Award in International Trade. You will need to achieve 6 credits to be awarded with the Foundation Award, a nationally recognised qualification.

Lunch and training notes will be provided.

Registration and costs:

Member rate: £280+VAT

Non-member rate: £335+VAT

You can register your interest here, or book directly on the GMCC website here.

If you have any questions on any of the above, please email exportbritain@gmchamber.co.uk

Please note, delegates have the possibility of attending only one of the 2 courses, please email exportbritain@gmchamber.co.uk for more details.

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M3 3WD

United Kingdom

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