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We are here to support businesses across the M3 corridor with the information and tools needed to prepare for Brexit.

This section of the Brexit Toolkit is focused on the issues surrounding Exporting, Importing and Transporting Goods.

We've put together some of the best resources currently available to advise businesses and over the coming months we will be running Brexit events across the M3 corridor to provide further information and support.

Check back for updates or contact us to be added to our event distribution list, or for any questions.

What your business needs to know

If you import or export there may be changes to UKEU trade at the UK border including on customs, tariffs and VAT. Take the first step to prepare now.

Apply for a UK Economic Operator Registration and Identification number to continue to trade with the EU 

Check your responsibilities for making customs declarations

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The aerospace sector and preparing for EU Exit

Information and advice for businesses in the aerospace sector to help prepare for the EU exit. 

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The Oil & Gas sector and preparing for EU Exit

Information and advice for businesses in the oil and gas sector to help prepare for the EU exit. 

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The automotive sector and preparing for EU Exit

Information and advice for businesses in the automotive sector to help prepare for the EU exit. 

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The construction sector and preparing for EU Exit

Information and advice for businesses in the construction sector to help prepare for the EU exit. 

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The retail sector and preparing for EU Exit

Information and advice for businesses in the retail sector to help prepare for the EU exit. 

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Import/Export if the UK leaves the EU without a deal

Import and export processes that UK businesses trading with the EU would need to follow in the event that the UK exits the EU without a deal. This includes a check list of what your business will need to do in preparation.

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Importing, exporting and transporting

Changes to areas include importing or exporting goods, moving goods across borders, haulage permits, customs and tax.

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Moving goods to and from the EU through roll on roll off ports or the Channel Tunnel

Arrangements for importers or exporters, using roll on roll off ports or the Channel Tunnel to transport goods between the EU and the UK in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

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Trading goods regulated under the ‘New Approach’ if there’s no Brexit deal

This notice explains the future arrangements for the regulation of most goods covered by the EU's New Approach in a ‘no deal' scenario. It includes those regulated under the ‘New Legislative Framework' as well as machinery.

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International driving permits for UK drivers from 28 March 2019

The rules for international driving permits are changing. Check which type of IDP you need to ensure that you can legally drive when you visit another country.

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Existing free trade agreements if there's no Brexit deal

How we would ensure continuity for the UK's existing free trade agreements if the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 with no deal.

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Get a UK EORI number to trade within the EU

UK businesses trading with the EU will need a UK EORI number to continue trading if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.

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Classifying your goods in the UK Trade Tariff

The UK Trade Tariff sets out important information about the movement of goods, including duty rates for imports you may need to be familiar with. If the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 without a deal, find out how this would affect trade tariffs

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Business Brexit Checklist

Surrey Chambers of Commerce have released a helpful high level checklist for businesses on Brexit to look at employment, regulatory obligations and export needs.

View the Checklist

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Guidance for hauliers

DIT Advice & Support

Department for International Trade South East enquiries can be reached on 0330 300 012 / info@tradesoutheast.co.uk

How will Trade work After Brexit? - BBC News

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