Import Procedures including IP & OP

Jul 22, 2022

Date: 27th October 2022

Time: 9:30-16:30

Where: MYCCI office Huddersfield*


Who should attend?

This course would follow on from Customs procedures or would suit as a stand-alone course for those who are only interested in Importing procedures. It would suit those who are currently working in an Import environment who have never had formal training, or for those wanting a refresher. The course is also suitable for exporters and importers who understand international trade and require specific training on Customs Special Procedures including IP & OP. This course may also provide an insight into business solutions post Brexit for those companies, who currently only purchase from or use processing facilities in the EU.

This course has been combined to run as a 1-day course rather than 2 half day courses. The course is worth 2 credits towards the foundation award in international trade.

The course objectives would include:

  • Definition of an Import and process flow
  • Making the enquiry, areas to consider include product, payment, licences, Incoterms, transport, documentation, costs, terms and conditions
  • Provide the purchase order
  • Movement of goods
  • Import clearance, documentation, declarations, import duties
  • Special procedures

After attending, the learner will:

  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of import documentation and procedures.
    • Produce the appropriate instruction sheet required to expedite the import.
    • Describe import clearance documents.
    • Be able to comply with customs procedures
  • Be able to identify customs regimes and import controls
    • Describe HMRC import regimes and penalties
    • Describe tariffs and duty rate
    • List record keeping requirements to comply with customs regulation
  • Be able to identify where to go for sources of international information and assistance.
    • Provide examples of where to go for help and advice.

Describe import clearance procedures and Special Procedures in relation to IP / OP as appropriate including temporary imports, IPR, OPR, bonded warehousing etc.

Inward & outward processing:

After attending the learner will understand:

  • the impact of introduction of Union Customs Code in 2016
  • what Special Procedures are, and which ones would be suitable for their specific situation
  • the advantages of claiming IP and OP
  • the customs regimes and the “Tariff”
  • documentation required to apply for and claim IP and OP
  • the responsibilities of holders of Special Procedures authorisations
  • what is AEO status and what impact may it have on holders of Special Procedures authorisations

The course will cover:

  • An explanation of the Tariff, CHIEF and relevant nomenclature
  • Union Customs Code 2016 – what it changed and what it means now
  • Overview of Special Procedures – what they are and their types
  • Practical examples of which Special Procedure would be best suitable in given situations
  • Exercises in calculating guarantee levels required to support Special Procedure applications
  • Compliance, responsibilities and record keeping

Cost per person for this course is £250.00 + VAT for Members and £330.00 + VAT for Non-Members

*Minimum of 6 delegates is required for in-house training course to take place. If minimum required places are not fulfilled, course will take place online and credit (price difference) will be added to delegates next training course.

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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