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Can I still export to the UK after the Brexit? Changes in export rules after the Brexit.

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The effects of Brexit – Brexit Timeline & Milestones

What are the effects of Brexit?The UK left the European Union on 31 January 2020 and the Brexit Transition Period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020.

The UK Government implemented a phased approach to the UK’s exit from the EU, including the possibility to defer import declarations for qualifying goods from the EU for up to 6 months and delaying the need for security filings and easing Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) checks.

1 October 2021
EXS declarations will be required for goods which were covered by a temporary waiver for goods in RoRo vehicles, and for empty vehicles, containers and pallets moving under a transport contract from Great Britain to the EU.
30 October 2021

All Import declarations from Rest of the World into Northern Ireland must use CDS as is currently the case for movements from Great Britain.

30 November 2021
It will no longer be possible to use the legacy NCTS XML route which is being replaced by a new API.
1 January 2022

UK Importers will no longer be able to delay submitting full customs declarations and the payment of duties when importing non-controlled goods from the EU. Declarations and payment will be due at the point of import.

1 January 2022
GVMS must be used for imports and exports between the UK and EU at certain UK ports not using the Temporary Storage model.

1 January 2022
Pre-notification of Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) goods, which were due to be introduced on 1 October 2021, will now be introduced.

1 July 2022
Safety and security declarations have not been required for goods moving into Great Britain from the EU, however, from 1 July 2022, safety and security requirements on these movements will apply (delayed from January 2022).

1 July 2022
The new requirements for Export Health Certificates, which were due to be introduced on 1 October 2021, will now be introduced as well as Phytosanitary Certificates and physical checks on SPS goods at Border Control Posts which were due to be introduced on 1 January 2022.

30 September 2022: Import declarations via CHIEF cease

31 March 2023: Exports via CHIEF and NES cease and migrate to CDS system.