Prepare your Business for Customs

Brexit Workshop: Customs Export & Import Procedures

Regardless of a hard or soft Customs Brexit, goods to/from the UK or transiting through the UK, will be subject to strict compliance and documentation requirements.

This workshop will cover how export and import customs procedures on trade with ‘Third Countries’ apply, how tariffs work and the need to correctly classify your goods.

There is now an urgent need to prepare your company for customs with this one-day interactive workshop. These workshops are fully funded by DBEI, through Enterprise Ireland and are delivered by Export-Edge Training, on behalf of Local Enterprise Offices Mayo and Roscommon.

Attendance is free but earliest booking is essential, as these Customs Courses have been in urgent demand and immediately booked out elsewhere.

Date: Friday 10th May

Time: 9.30am (Registration 9.00am) - 4.00pm

Venue: McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, Co. Mayo

Fee: Free (lunch included)


Workshop Content

General Overview

  • Importing / Exporting
  • Information Sources
  • EU


  • Applying International Commercial Terms
  • INCOTERMS in relation to SADs

Tariff Classification

  • Guide to Classification
  • Binding Tariff Information (BTI)
  • Classification Exercise

Preferential Origin

  • Origin Rules
  • Types of Preferential Origin

Import Duty & Taxes

  • Customs Procedure Codes

SADs, AEP & Associated Documents

  • Transport & Trade Documents
  • NCTS - New Computerised Transit System
  • Union Customs Code
  • Authorised Economic Operator (AEO)

Brexit Planning

  • HMRC
  • UK VAT on import

SADs - Key Boxes

Review & Questions


This workshop is being delivered by Export-Edge Director, Austin Rutledge. Austin will help you understand the pending customs documentation requirements and procedures needed, following Brexit.

You will become familiar with the customs compliance requirements that will affect your company, on trading with the UK, outside the EU. This workshop will help you to brainstorm the urgent tasks and applications needed to mitigate costly delays and penalties. 

Over the last 20 years, Austin and his colleagues have been leaders in Customs and Export Operations Training to help companies optimise their Trade and Customs procedures plus keep abreast of their compliance responsibilities.