Customs agency

Customs agency services

We know that customs compliance is essential to all traders, and understand the importance of accuracy and efficiency. That’s where a customs agency can help.

Whether you’re importing an aircraft engine, fresh flowers or fruit and veg, our customs agency can offer comprehensive advice on all regimes and processes. This includes preferences and relevant taxes and duties.

Our experienced and dedicated team have a diverse knowledge base regarding customs requirements and clearance. Whether goods arrive on a container, on a truck, deep sea cargo or European ro-ro, we can help.

With direct links to HMRC we can provide efficient import customs clearance services, across all major UK ports. This includes Portsmouth, Dover, Southampton, London Gateway, Tilbury, Chatham, Felixstowe, Thamesport, Grangemouth and more.

As an authorised agent for HMRC, we are able complete electronic NES and NCTS declarations, meaning we can offer a comprehensive Export Declaration service.

We are registered to use PEACH and work very closely with DEFRA, Port Health and UKBA to ensure the smooth efficient clearance of import declarations. As specialists in the import customs clearance of fresh produce we know it is vital that cargo moves quickly.

You can benefit from the following customs agency services:
  • AEO Certified customs clearance
  • Community Transit Guarantee
  • EUR 1 Authorised Consignor
  • NES/NCTS Export Documentation
  • PEACH Applications
  • Duty Deferment
  • Customs clearance at all major UK ports

With our wealth of experience we guarantee to provide the highest levels of service. You can have confidence that we pride ourselves on going the extra mile to deliver complete customer satisfaction.

We’re also well placed to advise you on the various implications that the different versions of Brexit could have on your trade with the European Union. we’ve even put together this handy guide to help you prepare your business here.

Contact us for further information

Contact the team by calling 023 9285 1495 or emailing us on imports@porticoshipping.com

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