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How to export

If you plan to start exporting or to export to new markets, there are some key things that you'll need to know, including:

  • How to start exporting
  • Whether you need an export licence
  • How to classify your goods for export
  • Sending goods outside the UK
  • Finance, insurance and getting paid

Starting to export

When you start exporting the procedures that you'll need to follow will depend on the type of product or service that you're selling as well as you...

Do you need an export licence

Export Licences If your business is considering exporting goods, you will need to check if you need an export licence.   Licence requi...

How to classify goods for export

Introduction All UK businesses must declare any exports to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to ensure that any import VAT, duty, excise or levies d...

Sending your goods overseas

Introduction Transport and distribution are key considerations when planning for international trade.  Choosing the most suitable mode of t...

Finance, insurance and getting paid

Introduction Setting up the right financial arrangements for your export business is essential.  Getting it right will help you avoid...