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UK Government publishes post-Brexit border operating model - Chambers and Cook

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Jul 23, 2020 12:00:00 AM

On the 14th July the Government issued its long awaited Border Operating Model.

This document gives an overview of the main import and export requirements and processes to needed to move goods between the UK and EU from the 1st January 2020. 
The document highlights:

  • The important role of the Customs Intermediary in ensuring accurate customs entries are completed
  • The staged approach to implementing border controls for trade with the EU
  • What traders need to do in order to prepare for importing/exporting from the EU post 1st January 2021
  • New procedures to be adopted such as Goods Vehicle Movement System and Smart Freight

At Chambers & Cook we have a team of experienced staff who can make all the necessary Export & Import documents on your behalf. We can talk through your documentation needs and help make sure that you are compliant. With direct links to Birmingham Chamber of Commerce we can submit applications for Certificates of Origin and other documentation online — and at very competitive rates.

Call our friendly team today, on 0121 356 1441 or email us at to find out more about how our worldwide freight services can support you.

Also, the Government is publishing “Step by Steps” which has also have gone live.

These include a new step-by-step guide for importing at and one for exporting at

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