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A Guide to Importing and Special Procedures

What will I learn?

The course provides an overview of the import process end-to-end and reviews all the areas that would be applicable to a new supplier, to include country and supplier risk, payment risk etc. We review documentation requirements and how to ensure goods are imported successfully to include duty payments and an overview of the available Special Procedures.

Specifically we cover:

  • Definition of an Import & the Process Flow
  • Making the Enquiry, areas to consider
  • Product – Commodity Code & Origin
  • Import Controls– Licences & Certifications
  • Incoterms
  • Documentation– Standard & Preference Documents
  • Provide the Purchase Order
  • Movement of Goods & Import Clearance
  • Documentation Requirements
  • Import Declarations and the Process
  • The Customs Declaration Service
  • Import Duties & Taxes
  • An Introduction to Special Procedures (IP/OP)

How will I learn?

This is a hands-on practical course designed to give you the expert knowledge you need to run your importing smoothly. This course will be delivered online or onsite at our Long Eaton office.


A full day intensive course from 9.30am to 3.30pm.

Learn from the Experts

Exporter Services has been empowering businesses to import successfully for over 10 years. We offer straightforward, no-nonsense learning to enable you to be confident that you have mastered your import and compliance skills.

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