From DHL Parcel we will continue to carry your shipments to individuals and companies located in the UK through our products DHL Parcel Connect and DHL Parcel Europlus International and, Next, we’re ahead of all you need to know about your UK shipments after Brexit.

 

 

Send to UK after Brexit

  • It is a required record for all exporters / importers of tragic outside the EU. If you do not have an EORI your shipments cannot be cleared in customs. Request it here.

    • If you send to companies located in the UK and your annual sales exceed £70,000 or you want to export through DDP, you will need to obtain the UK VAT number. 
    • If you send to individuals located in the UK, you must know that the UK has implemented a simplified customs process that allows delivery of shipments under £135 or EUR 150 without having to charge any duty or tax to the receiver. All taxes (called Supply VAT) generated in the dispatch will be charged quarterly to the company selling the product in our country, for this it is mandatory that the company register on the following website and add the UK VAT number.

    You can order your UK VAT number here.

  • As of January 1, only pallets treated under the ISPM15 procedure may be shipped to the UK, therefore, when shipping already palletized shipments, please ensure they comply with that standard. Treated wood pallets and packaging are marked with an identification tag to show that they meet the required regulations.

  • When submitting a shipment, you will need to provide the necessary customs information and documentation: provide data regarding the description of goods (content, declared value, currency and Incoterm) and include two commercial invoices in the packing list * in English, the description of the goods, your EORI number and the recipient. 

     * Packing List is a plastic envelope that is attached to the outside of the package, commonly known as a window.

    Business to business Shipments (B2B)

    • Invoice Type: Commercial or Non-Commercial
    • Invoice Number
    • Sender, recipient and importer details (if necessary)
    • EORI of the company in the country of origin
    • The VAT number of the importer
    • Type of export: sale, sample, return...
    • Reason for export: definitive, temporary, repair...
    • UK VAT number
    • Incoterm: DDP or DDU
    • Description of all items: description, HS code, number of items, weight, value, country of origin
    • Total net and gross weight of shipment
    • Transport cost (this cannot be less than £/EUR 4 and has to be in accordance with the actual transport cost. 
    • Total value: sum of all items + transport cost

    E-commerce Shipments (B2C)

    • Invoice type: commercial or non-commercial
    • Invoice Number
    • Sender and recipient details
    • EORI of the company in the country of origin
    • Type of export: sale, sample, return...
    • Reason for export: definitive, temporary, repair...
    • UK VAT number*
    • Incoterm: DDP or DDU
    • Description of all items: description, HS code **, number of items, weight, value, country of origin
    • Total net and gross weight of shipment
    • Transport cost (this cannot be less than £/EUR 4 and has to be in accordance with the actual transport cost.
    • Total value: sum of all items + transport cost

 

 

Brexit Faqs

  • No, EORIs registered by the United Kingdom (EORI GB) will no longer be valid after the effective departure of the Union. To expand information, see the following document that has developed the Tax Agency. 

  • Yes, the EORI number applies to imports and exports.

  • Incoterms (international trade terms or terms of international trade) These are terms that reflect the parties’ acceptance rules in an international sale contract. The incoterms delineate the liability between seller and buyer and clarify the costs for each party in business transactions outside the EU.

    For more information about INCOTERMS 2020, access the article published on our blog

  • The comforty code is the code you have to give to your product depending on how it is, what it is used or what it is done. You can find the UK's Comforty Codes by pinching here.

  • Simplified Transition Procedures can be used on all ports in the UK, including those in Northern Ireland.

  • Please note that for shipping taxable goods (alcohol, tobacco…) specific documentation must be provided to justify that these have been paid in the home country. If you need more information please contact us via this form.

  • The agreement favours trade between both territories as the trade exchange between the UK and the EU will not be subject to tariffs or fees. However, some new border controls will exist. To enlarge information about this topic, we recommend you read the article 5 keys to understanding the and UK trade agreement published on our blog, elvaluationdelivery.com

 

 

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