Transporting goods to and from the EU
The government has set out a pragmatic new timetable for introducing full import controls for goods being imported from the EU to the UK.
- Revised timetable will give businesses more time to adjust to new processes
- Global pandemic has affected supply chains in the UK and across Europe
- Controls will be phased in across 2022
You can find out more information here.
Make sure you’re ready to transport goods 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