customs for empty vehicles

How Do Customs Processes Affect Empty Vehicles

Customs procedures following the end of the transition period may seem confusing. It is important to make sure you know exactly what you need.

Although you might not expect it, you may still need to fill out SSDs (ENS/EXS), port passes and import/export declarations when transporting an empty vehicle from 1st January 2021.

customs processes for empty vehicles

Download the PDF version Empty Vehicles Customs Requirements.pdf

¹All wooden packaging materials such as pallets, crates, boxes, cable drums, spools and dunnage must comply with the ISPM 15 guidelines. ISPM 15 standards for the "International Standard for Phytosanitary Measures No 15". This certification declares that wooden pallets have been heat-treated and are free from pests and fungus. It is key to preventing the spread of foreign species from one geographical location to another.

If you have any customs queries about empty vehicle travel between GB and EU from January 2021, speak to our colleagues at CustomsLink who will be happy to help.

10 December 2020

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