UK Car Import

Importing a car from the UK has always seemed attractive as there is a much bigger choice than in Ireland, prices are very competitive, and anyone could travel freely to make their purchase. The currency exchange rate can also be favourable to Irish buyers. But importing a car for the UK has become more complicated…

Export Declaration Guide Ireland

Introduction This is a guide to completing an SAD declaration form. Here you will find general information and a Step By Step guide to filling in the boxes required in the export SAD. The information is primarily taken from Revenues AEP Trader Guides available here: The SAD is used for Full Declarations for Frontier Clearance…

Import Declaration Guide (SAD) Ireland

Introduction This is a guide to completing an SAD declaration form. Here you will find general information and a Step By Step guide to filling in the boxes required in the SAD import. The information is primarily taken from Revenues AEP Trader Guides available here: The SAD is used for Full Declarations for Frontier Clearance…

UK Import Complexity

UK Import Complexity The Brexit transition period ends on December 31st 2020. From this point onwards any goods entering, or transiting through Great Britain (GB) will need customs declarations. The British government has proposed a plan for the introduction of border controls on imports of goods from EU states to the UK after 2020. This…

Inward Processing

Inward Processing allows an importer to claim relief from customs duty and import VAT on the importation of non-EU goods that are processed in some way and then either exported outside the EU or released for free circulation in the EU. If the processed goods are released within the EU then they might be liable…

Pre Boarding Notification (PBN)

So what is a PBN? A PBN enables customs to provide one single instruction to be followed by the driver on arrival at an Irish port. It ensures speedy and accurate channeling of a vehicle or truck through the port. It is basically an envelope that contains customs documentation references and details of all goods…

Automated Import System (AIS)

Revenue is introducing the Automated Import System (AIS) on November 23rd 2020 AIS is part of a broader EU framework called the  Union Customs Code (UCC). The UCC is a key element of the ongoing actions to modernise EU customs. It provides a comprehensive framework for customs rules and procedures in the EU customs territory…

What is a SAD – Single Administrative Document

SAD Export The Single Administrative Document or (SAD) is a standard form used for declaring the export of goods. This declaration has been exclusively submitted to Revenue in Ireland digitally, for the last number of years. In other jurisdictions paper-based SADs can still be submitted to that country’s customs & excise system. This declaration is…

The Correct Commodity Code is Key

It is imperative that the correct commodity code is selected for goods moving across international borders in the post-Brexit trading environment from January 2021 onwards. It is the legal requirement of the importer of the goods to select the correct classification code for the goods. The correct commodity code is required by customs to ensure…