When importing into the UK, there are a number of rules and restrictions which need to be considered.
All itemsÂ delivered into Britain will be processed through customsÂ to ensure it is not banned or restricted and that the correct tax and ‘duty’ (custom charges) are applied.Â This includes anything new or used which can be:
When importing goods from outside the European Union (EU) VAT, Customs Duty or Excise Duty may have to be paid before they can be collected.
VAT is paid on goods sent from non-European Union (EU) countries and EU special territories (e.g. the Canary Islands) if they are:
VAT is paid on goods sent by mail to the Channel Islands, no matter what their value.
VAT is charged on the total value, including:
Customs Duty on all gifts and other goods sent from outside the EU will be charged if they are above a certain value, unless the duty comes to less than Â£9. The value includes:
If you have any further questions about customs and international delivery, please get in touch via the form.