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Beginners Guide to Importing - Online

Date September 15, 2022 Location Online
Beginners Guide to Importing - Online

Do you understand what an import is and the processes and documentation involved?  How do you buy, pay for and receive goods supplied from outside the UK?

What I will learn:

-Import definition and the process flow

-Getting ready to import to include:

  • Commodity Codes
  • Origin
  • Incoterms
  • Goods valuation to include duties/taxes

-The international purchase order and documentation:

  • Commercial invoice
  • Packing lists
  • Preference documents

-Shipping methods and how to request a shipping quotation

-Information for a shipping quotation

-Booking the shipment and clearance instructions

-Buyer managing the shipment

-Import declarations – the BASICS

-Record keeping and checks



This half day course is suitable for complete beginners who are new to their role or to existing businesses that are now “officially” importing goods from the EU and who have not had any formal training.  As well as Rest of the World imports, this course will provide businesses who are only importing from the EU with an opportunity to understand the basic import processes and documentation requirements since the UK completed it departure from the EU.

For further information or to book on to this course, please click below or contact Lorraine Holt at


Please note that cancellations less than 14 days before the date of the course are non-refundable.


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