Or are you a Customs agent and already completing declarations but want further knowledge?

This course would benefit those who are currently completing import or export Customs declarations, or for those new to the process and looking to learn about the CDS platform.

As CHIEF will cease to exist at the end of March 2024 for export declarations, this course will provide a detailed overview of what has changed, and what you need to know.

Our training day will explain how to accurately complete a simple Customs declaration. You will learn about how Customs regimes operate & spend time on the completion of a declaration on CDS.

This course would suit many different roles within a company that trades internationally, from Shipping, exporting staff, importing staff, management of all levels, to logistics and freight forwarders.

Make sure you have all available knowledge and guidance by attending this detailed course.

Course content

Each attendee will take away vital knowledge on the following topics:

  • Introduction to Trade
  • Business Responsibilities
  • Export process
  • Import process
  • Classification – determining the use of commodity codes
  • Reliefs
  • Preferences
  • Origin
  • Customs procedures updates
  • Common difficulties when completing the customs declaration

There is no formal exam to be taken, however delegates will get to do exercises on simulated forms for a better understanding of required data.

Questions can be asked throughout.

Member’s fee (BSSA or Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce):  £336.00 inc. VAT

Non-member’s fee: £408.00 inc. VAT

Introduction to Customs declarations in CDS
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