Prepare your Business for Customs

Friday, 10th September 2021
9:30 am to 4:30 pm

This workshop will guide you through your Customs procedures and documentation requirements. This interactive Virtual Workshop is suitable for all Waterford City and County businesses.

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Customs Export & Import Procedures

This workshop will cover how export and import customs will impact trade with the UK as a ‘Third Country', how tariffs work and the need to correctly classify your goods.

You will become familiar with the customs compliance requirements that 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.

You will learn about the potential impacts, formalities and procedures you need to adopt when trading with a country which is outside the Single Market and Custom Union.

Date: 10th Sept, 2021

Time: 9:30am to 4.30pm

Delivered online

Attendance is free but as places are limited, advance booking is necessary.

Workshop Contents

The training programme will cover 5 modules:

  • Understanding Customs – background to the role of customs and details of customs-business partnership
  • Customs Concepts: Compliance and Risk – Rules of Origin, Tariffs, Valuation
  • Customs Clearance Processes in Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK
  • Understanding Special Customs Procedures
  • Customs Authorisations – what is needed in your business and what is best to outsource

Specific areas covered include:

  • Free Trade Agreements
  • The Union Customs Code
  • Tariffs
  • Rules of Origin
  • Valuation
  • Classification
  • Customs Declarations
  • Transit Declarations
  • Authorised Economic Operator (AEO)
  • VAT
  • Duty
  • Deferred Payments
  • Returned Goods Relief
  • UK Post-Brexit Rules Changes on Goods of Animal Origin

This workshop will be delivered by The Irish Exporters Association (IEA) on behalf of LEO Waterford.