EU to UK transport

Follow the guideline below for shipping from EU to UK

When you book to NTG, you should have the following information ready. The information you provide will ensure a smooth customs clearance process for the goods prior to their arrival at the EU port of export.

Commercial invoice containing:

  • Name and address of the sender in the EU, and the sender’s EORI number*
  • Name and address of the receiver in the UK, and the receiver’s EORI number*
  • Name and address of who is invoiced
  • EORI number* of who is invoiced
  • Incoterms**
  • Country of origin
  • Value of the goods and the currency
  • Commodity code
  • Multiple commodity codes need to be issued in Excel format
  • A clear description of the goods
  • Quantity of the goods
  • Invoice number
  • Net and gross weight of the goods

Further information should be ready prior to departure:

  • Customs clearance instructions (ask NTG for help if needed)
  • NTG will provide the sender with customs entry details, for the driver to present for EU customs
  • NTG receives the goods and completes the full customs entry by clearance through the HMRC (Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) refers to the tax authority of the U.K. government).

What is an EORI number?
Request the EORI number from the customs authorities of the EU country in which you are established.
EORI number guidance document

** If  you are shipping under the term EXW, FCA, or FOB, ensure that the European freight charge is stated in the commercial invoice.