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Accepts ATA Carnets for:

  • Commercial Samples
  • Exhibitions and Fairs
  • Professional Equipment

Visit United Kingdom Customs at: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/index.htm

London Chamber of Commerce and Industry

33 Queen Street
London EC4R 1AP

Tel: (44-207) 248.4444
Fax: (44-207) 489.0391

Email: dmckinley@londonchamber.co.uk
WWW Site: http://www.londonchamber.co.uk

Boomerang carnets UK is an appointed ATA Carnet Service Provider for the Liverpool Chamber of Commerce. http://www.boomerangcarnets.co.uk/partners

Special Considerations

  • New requirements for hauliers (freight forwarders) as of 01 January 2022    (Amended: September 1,2022):
    1. The goods vehicle movement service (GVMS) – any hauliers crossing into or out of the UK, via any port, will need to register for the service to get their goods through customs. ATA Carnet number should be entered in the “Declaration Reference” field for the GVMS declaration. GMR Reference is also required for personal or company vehicles transporting Carnet goods in both directions, i.e. exiting UK and returning to UK. For freighted goods, GMR will be obtained by the freight forwarder. For holders driving the goods in personal or company vehicles, if they don’t have their own HMRC accounts to obtain GRM, they can contact LCCI to obtain the GMR reference for their shipment using the following link: please click here to submit a GMR requestThey can also contact other Customs Agents in the market.
    2. Harwich Port – as of 01/01/2022, hauliers passing via the freight terminal will need to lodge a Customs Clearance Request before arriving at the port. Form C21 will allow hauliers that do not have access to the UK Customs System to lodge a request (note that shipments via Calais and Dunkerque do NOT need to lodge this request).
  • USCIB ATA Carnet Advisory for Brexit

Staff Contact:   Glendy Sung

Vice President, Carnet Operations
Tel: 212.703.5073

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