Chamber Customs

From 1st January 2021, UK companies trading with the EU will be required to complete Customs Declarations whether you are exporting to or importing from the EU27.   

Greater Manchester Chamber is the largest provider of export documentation in the North of England and with a long standing reputation for providing quality services.  For the past two years, our staff have been training and preparing to become a Customs Broker.  We are the only in the UK able to offer a 'One-Stop-Shop' with direct links to all sea, air, rail, road ports and terminals in the UK.   We are ready to help you keep control while we do the hard stuff, and always acting in your best interests every step of the way.

The end of the transition period, is likely to bring an exponential increase in the number of customs declarations made by traders.  Forecasts indicate it may go from 55 million to around 300 million per year.


We are delighted to announce GM Chamber can help both traders and logistic providers with customs declarations services.

If your business is considering to complete customs declarations, we offer a box by box full day training course to help you understand the requirements to do this in-house; and if you wish to ensure you remain compliant with your customs processes post end of the transition period,  our team alongside our network of associates are at hand to help.

Customs Declaration Brokerage Service

We are one of the few chambers of commerce in the UK which is now live and ready to help your business completing export or import declarations.

With our extensive knowledge, reputation and first-class service in facilitating international trade, we can take the hassle out of your hands when it comes to exporting and importing goods.

The service is offered direct to businesses and through UK freight forwarders, ensuring that customs clearance is accurate, timely and avoids additional costs through delays or errors. 

With direct links to the HMRC Customs handling system and all inventory linked ports, we can ensure that your goods, no matter where they enter or leave the UK, will be cleared for onward transportation smoothly.  We can help you keep your time sensitive supply chains, moving efficiently and economically.

We offer: 

  • A high level of compliance and assurance for customers

  • Confidence on tariff and data entry to remove fiscal risk; backed by the technical expertise

  • A wealth of international trade experience and expertise

  • Access to key documentation to act as evidence of export and/or import so you remain compliant at all times.

Who can access this service?

  • Exporters

  • Importers

  • Freight Agents

  • Freight Forwarders

You do not have to be a chamber member to access any of these services.

We know that navigating through trade documentation can be complicated, so please get in touch with the team and we can have a no-obligation free chat of what we can do for you.

Try Before you Buy it 

We understand that trying a new service can be daunting, especially when it comes to customs operations.   So, we are happy to announced for a limited time only and on a first-come first served basis, up to five complimentary customs declarations.   If interested, please complete the form below before the 9th October 2020.

Registration of Interest

Please note this form may not work in old versions of Microsoft Edge. If that is the case, either download latest version or try google chrome

  • YouTube - White Circle
  • White Instagram Icon
  • White Facebook Icon
  • LinkedIn - White Circle
  • White Twitter Icon

©Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce 2020

Disclaimer of Liability