ISO 9001:2015 ✔
CustomsLink is LRQA ISO 9001:2015 certified. This standard demonstrates our ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer requirements. It also recognises the excellent management and operation of our customers’ customs clearance documents through the use of our bespoke IT systems.
Customs Comprehensive Guarantee ✔
CustomsLink has a customs comprehensive guarantee (or transit guarantee) which enables us to cover customs duty, excise duty and import VAT.
Authorised Consignor Status ✔
As an authorised consignor, CustomsLink can
- Declare goods without presenting them at the customs office
- Create transit documentation (TAD) and (where applicable) the list of items, at the consignor's premises
- Remove goods under customs control directly from their authorised location
SCDP (CFSP) Authorised ✔
CustomsLink is SCDP (formerly CFSP) authorised. This means we can make electronic customs declarations using the Simplified Customs Declaration Process (SCDP) when importing goods from third countries (including EU member states) to the UK. After the simplified declaration, a full supplementary declaration must be made by a specified deadline.
BIFA and FIATA Membership ✔
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is the prime trade association for UK registered companies engaged in the international movement of freight by all modes of transport, air, road, rail and sea, and/or customs brokerage.
BIFA and FIATA provides the industry with high-level input and consultation to Government at Whitehall, as well as in numerous industry-associated groups at local, regional and international levels.
Institute of Export & International Trade ✔
CustomsLink is a member of The Institute of Export & International Trade, which supports UK businesses in growing their international markets and trade. The Institute is the leading association of exporters and importers. The Institute co-partners in running the online Customs Academy in which our team have level 3 and 4 customs compliance qualifications.
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Membership ✔
As members of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, CustomsLink issue ATA, EUR1 and COO documentation to customers.
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is the largest accredited Chamber of Commerce in the UK with over 4000 members. It is committed to providing businesses with a platform to connect with other businesses, communicate their message and create opportunities for a skilled workforce.
North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce Membership ✔
As members of the North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, CustomsLink issue EUR1 and COO documentation to customers.
The North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce is an independent membership organisation. They support, grow and represent over 1,600 businesses in Lancashire and drive the economic wellbeing of the county.