International Trade & Export Documentation Services
19th December – 10am – 1pm 2pm – 4pm
20th December – 10am – 1pm 2pm – 4pm
21st December – 10am – 1pm 2pm – 4pm
22nd December – 10am – 1pm 2pm – 4pm
23rd December – 10am – 12:30pm
3rd January Open as usual
22nd December – All documents which need to be sent to the embassies/Foreign and Commonwealth office must be with The Chamber. Please make sure you send your documents in plenty of time before this date if your documents are urgent. No Documents will be returned from the embassies during the holidays.
23rd December – Last day for collection of documents from our Airport & Deansgate Office. Both Express and Standard Applications will be processed until 12:30pm.
or call 0161 489 3170 (Airport Office)
0161 393 4314 (Deansgate Office)
Arab British Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber’s last working day will be 23rd December and will return on 3rd January 2023.
As for the embassies, the last day that the Embassy of Iraq will receive certificated of origin and invoices is 16th December. Other embassies may have slower processing times due to the festive season, so please bear this in mind when submitting documentation.
Chamber Customs – Customs Clearance & Transit Services
21st December – 9am – 12.30pm (closed for staff Christmas party in the afternoon)
22nd December – 9am-5pm
23rd December- 9am-12.30pm
28th December- 9am-5pm (on call service only, please call 0161 393 4134 for urgent clearances)
29th December – 9am – 5pm (on call service only, please call 0161 393 4134 for urgent clearances)
30th December - 9am – 5pm (on call service only, please call 0161 393 4134 for urgent clearances)
3rd January Open as Usual
or call 0161 393 4314
General Export/Import Support & Advice
21st December – 9am – 12:30pm
23rd December – 9am – 12.30pm
24th December – 2nd January 2023 Closed
4th January Open as Usual
or call 0161 393 4314 / 4321