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Customs Declaration Services (CDS)
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In this course, we will explain the basics of an import and export Customs declaration and the completion rules under CHIEF.  We will then compare the CHIEF completion rules to the changes which will occur with the implementation of the new CDS (Customs Declaration Service) system during 2019 by HMRC.   


Learning outcomes

  • How to navigate The Customs Tariff 
  • The importance of understanding a Customs declaration
  • A review of current UK Customs Procedures
  • Customs declaration completion rules for CHIEF
  • A review of the completion rules for CDS
  • An understanding of CHIEF SAD boxes to CDS Data Elements
  • Guidance on how to navigate the CDS on line information
  • An explanation of the Procedure Codes
  • Valuation rules explained
  • The key changes in data requirements for CDS
  • How to sign up for CDS
  • The new MSS data for CDS


Who should attend

The departments within a business that this course would apply to are:

  • Customer Services
  • Shipping
  • Purchasing
  • Accounts and Finance
  • Import Administration
  • Logistics
  • Distribution
  • Legal

Member price - £299 + VAT*

Non-member price - £399 + VAT

*Please note that only Associate, Full and Business Members are eligible for this preferential rate.


Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This course is CPD certified - 10 points


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Dates and locations


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16/07/2019 16/07/2019 London Book Now