Customs agency

Let us get customs right first time, leave it to us

Appointing the right agent to handle your customs paperwork makes all the difference to your business, both import and export.

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

We’re an authorised HMRC agent, able to complete NES and NCTS  for export declarations. Our experienced team has diverse knowledge regarding customs requirements and clearance. Whether goods arrive on a container, truck, plane, deep sea cargo or European ro-ro, we can help.

With over thirty years of experience in the industry, we can also offer freight forwarding services and advice on the new UK-EU customs arrangements that will be in place from 1 January 2021.

Our team can offer the following services:

  • AEO Certified customs clearance
  • Community Transit Guarantee
  • EUR 1 Authorised Consignor
  • NES/NCTS export documentation
  • PEACH applications
  • Duty deferment
  • Customs clearance at all UK ports and airports
  • DEFRA accredited early adopters of IPAFFS
  • A comprehensive understanding of port health, DEFRA and UKBA requirements

We can also speak your language, with multilingual team members fluent in:

  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • French
  • Lithuanian
  • Russian
  • Dutch
  • Polish

New UK-EU customs arrangements

With changes to the imports and exports to and from the EU, many people will have to deal with customs declarations for the first time. We can help.

Freight forwarding

Our freight forwarding service can offer you the best inland haulage and sea freight solutions. We can arrange services to and from anywhere in the UK.

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Contact the team by using the handy form below

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    Other ways to get in touch

    +44 (0)23 9289 0600, then option 4

    enquiries@porticoshipping.com