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From 1 January 2021 you need an EORI number to move goods between the UK and the EU.
You can apply for your EORI number in advance. It can take up to a week to get one.
You will not usually need an EORI number if you only:
You will need an EU EORI number if your business will be making customs declarations or getting a customs decision in the EU. Get this from the customs authority in the EU country where you submit your first declaration or request your first decision.
From 1 January 2021 you’ll need an EORI number that starts with GB to move goods to or from the UK.
Check your EORI number. Apply for a new one if yours does not start with GB.
To apply you may need your:
If you need a Government Gateway user ID, use either:
If you do not already have a user ID, you’ll be able to create one when you apply.
To apply for an EORI number see: https://www.gov.uk/eori?step-by-step-nav=1faad9b3-e5ef-47f6-a3ba-4715e7e4f263
06 Feb 2024
Government borrowing fell to £7.8 billion in December 2023 giving Chancellor Jeremy Hunt more scope to make the tax cuts he has hinted at in the Spring Budget.
Tax cut promises may need to be scrapped as a result of the UK being in an 'unfortunate economic and fiscal bind', the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned.
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