What supporting customs clearance documentation do I require while importing into UK?

Generally, basic documentation would be:

  • Shipping document (Bill of Lading – original or telex)
  • Supplier’s commercial invoice
  • Packing list

Other documentation required for specific goods would be:

  • Certificate of Origin
  • Preference Certificates
  • Health certificates (for foodstuffs etc.)
  • CoA (Certificate of Agreement)
  • Organic certificate

Note: Importers should check before they ship if any additional documentation is required.

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