Your transition checklist
Arrange for a GB EORI number. Register free at gov.uk/eori
Decide how you’re going to make customs declarations – and whether to defer them.
Check if your imported goods are eligible for staged controls.
Decide how you will account for import VAT when you make a customs declaration.
Check if import VAT is due at the border.
Check the controlled goods list to see if you need to complete declarations from January. If your goods are not on the list you can choose to delay import declarations until July 2021.
Check the government’s tariff tables and consider how your trade will be affected.
Find out more about what you need to do at gov.uk/transition