Customs Declaration Service (CDS)

Jul 22, 2022

Date: 25th of August 2022

Time: 9:30-12:30

Where: online


Within the next 12 months, HMRC will be replacing the current Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system with the new Customs Declaration Service (CDS) to support the submission of export and import customs clearances.

From 30th September 2022, import clearances will only be able to be submitted via CDS and as of 31st March 2023 CDS will replace CHIEF for exports.

Learning objectives

In this workshop, we will provide an overview of how CDS works and the main differences with the current system that you should be aware of:

  • Introduction to the new CDS
  • Completion rules for CDS
  • What do you need to do to be ready for CDS?
  • Overview of the Data Elements which will replace the CHIEF ‘boxes’
  • Details of the changes across each data element
  • Where to go for help and support

Payment Terms

Please note payment must be made in full before the course.

Cost per person for this half day course is £170 + VAT for Chamber members and £230 + VAT for non-members.

A discount can be offered when booking 3 or more delegates on the same course.

To book a place, please fill in below booking form or contact our Export team to discuss training.

Cancellation Terms

In case you are no longer able to attend this training course, please note you must cancel your place at least 5 working days before the course. The cancellation must be in writing and sent to Export indicating the name of the course you are cancelling for and delegate(s) details. If a booking is not cancelled and the delegate does not attend, full event costs will still apply.

Book your place now

Add up to 10 delegates from within your business on separate lines in the following format: Full name - Email address
• Advance payment is required - VAT invoice will be issued. (Pro-forma invoices provided on request)
• All full-day in house courses include a light lunch and refreshments, (Please specify any dietary requirements). • In the event of cancellation, 10 working days’ notice is required. Regrettably refunds cannot be issued after this time. In case where event was booked within last 10 days prior the course taking place, no refund will be issued, however our training team is flexible and we do understand exceptional circumstances do happen. In this case, please speak to our export team for possibility of re-booking for alternative date. Additional re-scheduling fee applies of £40+ VAT • A discount is available for 3 or more delegates booked for the same course • Courses require a minimum of four delegates to take place. To complete the BCC Foundation Award in International Trade, delegates must complete 6 modules together with assessment sheets for each courses. to receive their Diploma.
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