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Second-hand clothing rules of origin: Documentation Update


Update on the Origin of Second-Hand (Worn) Clothing


The need to clean and fumigate clothing on the rules of origin of second-hand clothing has now been removed.


In order to meet the criteria to obtain UK origin status the clothes need to comply with the following requirements

  • They have been collected and packaged for shipment in the United Kingdom

  • They must show signs of appreciable wear; and

  • They must be presented in bulk or in bales, sacks or similar packings

Commodity code 6309000000: Worn clothing and other worn articles - UK Integrated Online Tariff - GOV.UK (trade-tariff.service.gov.uk)

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