What is CustomsLink? | CustomsLink®

CustomsLink is a cloud-based software program that enables users to make import and export customs declarations with the added benefit of using the same data to cover other necessary UK-EU port and border processes connected with ferry shipping to/from the UK.

This includes lodging Safety and Security Declarations and requesting GMR numbers from the UK’s GMVS system. The platform is accessible on smartphone, tablet and desktop and is online 24/7 to provide the solution to your Brexit headache with an easy-to-complete user journey, supported by self-explanatory guides that help you, step by step through the process. Our aim is to ensure your wheels keep turning.

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CustomsLink CDS Checklist



It’s the beginning of the end. 

Well - the end of CHIEF, that is. 😅

The existing UK customs…

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HMRC CDS Migration 'How To' and Town Hall Events

UPDATE 25/07/2022

A HMRC video guide detailing how to prepare to move to CDS has been added to our…

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What is Customs Transit?

Transit is a customs procedure that allows goods which are not in free circulation to move within…

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Transit Movement Changes from 1st August 2022

From 1st August 2022, you can no longer input a transit Movement Reference Number (MRN) in a Goods…

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Changes to EXS Requirements: What You Need to Know

As of the 1st of July 2022, several changes to exit summary declarations (EXS) requirements will…

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CDS - Changes to Commodity Codes & Additional Statements Guide

In preparation for the upcoming migration from CHIEF to CDS, CustomsLink will be sending…