HMRC Update : Planned CDS and CHIEF Maintenance Work 25-26 Feb | CustomsLink®

Please be aware, there is planned maintenance work for our Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) and Customs Declaration Service (CDS) services.

  • CHIEF - Saturday 25th February 2023, 9:30pm to 11pm
  • CDS - Saturday 25th February 2023, 9:30pm to 4:30am Sunday 26th February 2023

Declarations submitted during the timeframes above will be processed at the end of the downtime.

Creating, updating, or embarking a goods movement reference (GMR) during these times will be affected. For guidance on GVMS please refer to the GVMS service availability page.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.