Customs clearance

As an experienced international forwarder and clearance agent, we offer 24/7 UK customs clearance services for imports/exports through our Birmingham and Dover Port offices.

Customs Clearance Dover

International Forwarding (IFL) is a customs clearance agent and Customs-accredited Authorised Economic Operator (AEO). We offer a complete range of inbound UK clearance services from our Birmingham and Dover Port offices, and port clearance services run 24/7. Our direct CHIEF/CDS link to HMRC usually results in a speedy clearance while Customs VAT/duty can be advanced on your behalf via our deferment account.

Customs clearance quotes

Competitive quotes are available for IFL’s Dover office customs brokerage services based on using an importer’s own deferment facility for VAT/duty.

For European forwarding and groupage, get in touch for competitive tariffs and fast, flexible pallet delivery quotes:

Tel: +44 (0)1675 434690

For further help and information on our clearance services, contact:

Clearance Office – Dover
Tel: +44 (0)1304 448482

Faster clearance on UK imports

  • Hassle-free importing with dedicated 24/7 clearance services through our Dover Port office.
  • Direct CHIEF/CDS link accessing HMRC’s trader import/export processing system for greater control over your cargo, resulting in speedier clearance.
  • IFL is a Customs-accredited Authorised Economic Operator (AEO), which means a more secure international supply chain, and efficient and compliant controls and procedures.

UK-wide coverage

  • Import clearance services for most UK sea/air ports.
  • Stop24 freight facility at Folkestone for Channel Tunnel traffic covered.

Customs clearance assistance

  • Experienced staff can advise on customs procedure for your imports.
  • Customs VAT/Duty can be advanced on your behalf via our deferment account, if required.

To help our customers manage new customs documentation requirements on their imports from and exports to the EU, check out our post-Brexit customs checklist [Jan 2021]. It contains a list of information we need for European road freight in order to minimise disruption to your shipments.

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Customs clearance

Request a quote

To allow us to provide a more accurate quotation, please fill in the form detailing your requirements.

Upon receipt of your enquiry one of our logistics managers will send over your tailored quotation within 1 hour.

Please note: we do not ship personal effects.