Advice and support for businesses

Brexit advice

Information and support on preparing your business for Brexit.


Businesses that import and export goods

The transition period from Brexit is due to end on Thursday 31 December and the process for importing and exporting goods will change from Friday 1 January 2021.

If you are importing or exporting goods from the EU, you must check the new rules and regulations. Full details on the transition and all of the changes can be found online at

Call the Brexit Import Export helpline on 0300 3301 331 (Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm) for information about importing and exporting goods after Brexit, including:

  • customs declarations and procedures
  • duties and tariffs
  • importing and exporting different goods
  • transporting goods to and from the EU
  • product safety regulations

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Page last updated: 03 Nov 2020