Saturday, June 22, 2024

HMRC to close CHIEF system

HMRC to close CHIEF

HMRC will be closing its Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system on 31 March 2023. From this date, all businesses will need to declare goods through the Customs Declaration Service (CDS). CDS is currently used for Northern Ireland and Rest of World declarations and has already processed more than one million declarations […]

ASM to stage tripartite seminars on UK Customs changes

HMRC to close CHIEF

Heathrow-based Agency Sector Management (ASM), alongside the British International Freight Association (BIFA) and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), will be running a series of seminars ahead of August’s phased launch of the Customs Declaration System (CDS), the system set to completely replace the existing system for Customs declarations in the UK. The ASM-BIFA-HMRC CDS seminars […]

CCS-UK Fallback ready to keep UK air cargo moving

A new electronic fallback system to prevent a meltdown in the UK’s air cargo industry in the event of a prolonged outage of HMRC’s CHIEF system is ready for use having received formal approval. ‘CCS-UK Fallback’ will allow authorised traders to continue processing Customs export declarations in the event of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ […]