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Phased introduction of controls: Revised

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Hourglass to show controls timetable

The UK Government has announced a revised timetable for the introduction of future customs controls. Essentially a 6 month extension has been granted so that traders have additional time to familiarise themselves with the new regimes before further controls come into play. In a statement from the Cabinet Office, Michael Gove cites reasons behind the extension being namely the disruption of Covid-19 and the calls from the business community for additional preparation time.

The revised timetable for the introduction of controls are as follows:

The above does not take into consideration imports of controlled goods into GB, these will continue to require full customs declarations at time of shipment.

We anticipate a new Border Operating Model reflecting this revised timetable becoming available soon, once it is it’ll be posted in our document library.

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