Transporting goods to and from the EU
New rules for hauliers came into effect from 1 January 2021. This is because the UK has left the EU and the transition period ended on 31 December 2020.
Make sure you’re compliant by using the simple guide below.
This is the direction goods are travelling.
To/through EU to GB, or to/through GB to EU.
What documents you need before starting your journey
Ways of moving goods
There are 4 ways in which goods can move across the border
Picking up goods
What you need to do before departing
The driver must have all necessary reference numbers or documents
The driver must follow the EU’s import and border requirements for the country they are entering
Once the goods have passed EU customs