HMRC CDS Migration 'How To' and Town Hall Events | CustomsLink®
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UPDATE 25/07/2022

A HMRC video guide detailing how to prepare to move to CDS has been added to our YouTube channel. View HMRC CDS preparation guide.


HMRC are delivering several 'Town Hall' events to prepare customers for the move to the Customs Declaration Service (CDS).

The sessions will last for an hour on Microsoft Teams and will cover the following -

  • The phased withdrawal of CHIEF
  • Key steps you need to take to get ready as somebody that makes declarations
  • Key steps you need to take to get ready as somebody that uses a customs broker to make declarations on your behalf
  • Additional support available from HMRC

There will be an opportunity to ask questions during the session, and answers will be provided following the event.

Town Hall Event Dates

There are four Town Hall Event options for you to choose from -

CDS How To Prepare Videos

To help prepare for the move to CDS, HMRC have also created several videos explaining how to subscribe to CDS -