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HMRC are preparing to take down some IT systems that support border operations. This planned down-time will be necessary to update border operational support in preparation for the end of the Transition Period at 23.00 31st December 2020

HMRC are preparing to take down some IT systems that support border operations.  This planned down-time will be necessary to update border operational support in preparation for the end of the Transition Period at 23.00 31st December 2020

HMRC have asked that traders plan around the published down times as there will likely be specific action to be taken if goods are being moved during or around this period.

 

Each of the following customs processing systems will be experiencing some downtime due to the imminent end of the transition period.  Some downtime is yet to be published, the links are given below are expected to be updated in due course.

Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF)

 

Import Control Service (ICS)

 

Excise Movement and Control System (EMCS)

 

New Computerised Transit System (NCTS) GB – email

 

New Computerised Transit System (NCTS) GB – web

 

New Computerised Transit System (NCTS) GB – XML

 

There is also published guidance[1] for traders who have ongoing customs movements at the end of the transition period.

HMRC have requested that traders access data such as the  trader checklist to help in their preparation for the end of the Brexit transition period. Traders are encouraged to apply to join free interactive webinars[2] and to access the published recordings of HMRC Brexit preparation webinars that have taken place in recent weeks, where questions have been asked in real-time.

[1] https://www.gov.uk/guidance/ongoing-customs-movements-and-procedures-at-the-end-of-the-transition-period

 

[2] https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-and-support-for-uk-transition

 

By on December 24th, 2020
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