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Importing into the UK - Introduction

The Europe, International Trade and Development Directorate of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) together with Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) advise and deal with a range of trade policy, regimes, procedural issues governing imports into the UK

Click on the links on the left hand side of this page to find contacts and details on key issues of concern to importers as follows:

  • Import Tariffs
  • Import Licensing
  • Duty Suspensions and Tariff Quotas including information on making applications,procedures & other EU Schemes involving duty relief.

Further information on importing can be obtained from the HMRC and Business Link websites (See related links on right hand side of this page)