Customs Clearance FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions 

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A customs broker will ensure you have all the correct paperwork in place for importing into the UK –such as your EORI Number they’ll make sure the shipment is labelled with the right commodity codes, and all the necessary documents and licenses are in place. And this will mean that your shipment clears customs into the UK without delays, and with no worries about paying over the odds in import duty, or being hit by a fine because of missing paperwork, allowing you to focus on your business & cargo.

What does a customs broker agent do?

A customs broker will work with then submission of necessary documents to clear customs. Making sure the necessary licenses, are in place for the goods that are being brought into the UK. They’ll also make sure that the correct import duties and VAT are being paid and checking the classification and valuation of your goods, making sure you are using the correct commodity codes to reduce any delays. We will also Liaise with government agencies and customs authorities on your behalf to take the hassle out of the process.

What are the advantages of using a customs broker?

Using a specialist customs brokerage can come with several advantages the main one being peace of
mind another big advantage of using a customs broker is that they can help you navigate the complex
and changing set of import and customs regulations. The UK customs has seen several changes over
the past few years with more to come. This changing landscape is one reason that customs brokers
are useful if not essential to importers.

How much does a customs broker cost?

Customs brokerage services are tailored to each company, The final fee will depend on the products
you’re importing and their value at the point of origin. If your goods need licensing an additional fee
would be added other admin cost will be taken into consideration and built into your quote such as
bond transfers, port storage and government agency fees for inspection. Please get in touch with our
team today to get a tailored quote that best suits your busines.

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At Top Priority Logistics Ltd we offer a wide range of Freight, Logistics, Haulage, Transport, Storage and Distribution services. If you can’t find what you need on our website, please get in touch.
Contact us online or give us a call on
0208 066 7140
and we will happily discuss your requirements.