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Accepts ATA Carnets for:

  • Commercial Samples
  • Exhibitions and Fairs
  • Professional Equipment

Visit United Kingdom Customs at: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/index.htm

London Chamber of Commerce and Industry

33 Queen Street
London EC4R 1AP

Tel: (44-207) 248.4444
Fax: (44-207) 489.0391

Email: dmckinley@londonchamber.co.uk
WWW Site: http://www.londonchamber.co.uk

Boomerang carnets UK is an appointed ATA Carnet Service Provider for the Liverpool Chamber of Commerce. http://www.boomerangcarnets.co.uk/partners

Special Considerations

  • USCIB ATA Carnet Advisory for Brexit
  • New requirements for hauliers (freight forwarders) as of 01 January 2022:
    1. The goods vehicle movement service (GVMS) – any hauliers crossing into or out of the UK, via any port, will need to register for the service to get their goods through customs. ATA Carnet number should be entered in the “Declaration Reference” field for the GVMS declaration. This is only required for vehicles using the freight route (i.e. trucks over 7.5t etc) and must be completed for both empty and full vehicles. Any vehicles going via the passenger route (i.e. cars and small vans) do NOT require GVM.
    2. Harwich Port – as of 01/01/2022, hauliers passing via the freight terminal will need to lodge a Customs Clearance Request before arriving at the port. Form C21 will allow hauliers that do not have access to the UK Customs System to lodge a request (note that shipments via Calais and Dunkerque do NOT need to lodge this request).

Staff Contact:   Glendy Sung

Vice President, Carnet Operations
Tel: 212.703.5073

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