Save costs with AEB’s customs declaration software

Start submitting your own customs declarations with self-filing software from AEB. It’s easier than you might think and cheaper than paying a carrier or customs broker. AEB will provide you with step-by-step guides and tutorials to get you started.

More information about handling customs 

Step-by-step to submitting export declarations

Our step-by-step guide will help you get ready to submit export declarations in 7 steps. Learn about the requirements for self-filing. Click here.

Step-by-step to importing into the UK

Our step-by-step guide will help you get ready to import into the UK. Learn about self-filing, import licences, and import tariffs. Click here.

Self-filing: Your most cost-effective option for customs

Understand the three ways to clear your goods through UK customs. Find out why easy-to-use customs software is the most cost-effective one. Click here.

Videos to help you get started

Watch our videos and tutorials to get practical help and learn how to use our easy-to-use customs software. Click here.

Timeline to customs after Brexit

Brexit timeline
Brexit timeline

Exports to the EU

Export customs declarations and UK exit Safety and Security declarations will be required for all goods.

Transit shipments

The GVMS1 will be introduced for all movements under the Common Transit Convention and all transit procedures must be followed from the start.

Imports from the EU

Basic import customs requirements will apply to all standard goods. Standard import customs declarations are required for all controlled goods and excise goods. VAT must be accounted and paid for. 

Important to note:

  • If a CFSP2 authorization is in place, supplementary import declarations and duty deferment under the “deferred declaration scheme” are possible until the extended deadline on January 1, 2022. For traders without such authorisation, this means that the January 1, 2021 deadline still applies for submitting customs declarations.
  • Physical checks will be done at the point of destination or other approved premises on all high-risk live animals and plants rather than at BCP3.

October 2021

  • All POAO4, ABP5, and HRFNAO6 will require pre-notification.
  • Export Health Certificate requirements for POAO and certain ABP will come into force.
  • Any physical checks continue to be conducted at the point of destination.

January 2022

  • Supplementary import declarations and duty deferment are no longer possible.
  • Full Safety and Security declarations for imports will also be required now.
  • Physical SPS7 checks on high-risk plants will now take place at BCP3.
  • Physical SPS7 checks for POAO4, certain ABP5, and HRFNAO6 will be required, and they will take place at BCP3.
  • Pre-notification requirements and documentary checks, including phytosanitary certificates will be required now also for low-risk plants and plant products.
  • The GVMS1 is now in place for all imports, exports, and transit movements at border locations which have chosen to introduce it.

March 2022

  • Checks at BCP 3 will take place on live animals and low risk plants and plant products.

1 Goods vehicle movement service (GVMS) I 2 Customs Freight Simplified Procedures (CFSP) I 3 Border Control Post (BCP) I 4 Products of animal origin (POAO) I 5 Certain animal by-products (ABP) | 6 High-Risk Food Not Of Animal Origin (HRFNAO) | 7 Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS)

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Save costs and gain full control of your customs declarations

Will you do export declarations with a easy to use Software?
Will you do export declarations with a easy to use Software?

Export Filing: CHIEF

50 declarations/year
GBP 33/month

  • Full control of export processes
  • Every declaration step clearly explained
  • Save costs, file your own export declarations
  • Low-cost entry to Starter price plan with Export Filing: CHIEF, 50 declarations/year, GBP 33/month

Import Filing: CHIEF

100 declarations/year
GBP 92/month

  • Full control of import processes
  • Wizard to guide you through declaration
  • Save costs, file your own import declarations
  • Low-cost entry to Basic price plan with Import Filing: CHIEF, 100 declarations/year, GBP 92/month

Contact us with your requirements

Here you can submit your request for the Starter plans of AEB's Import Filing: CHIEF and Export Filing: CHIEF software with limited features. If you are looking for more comprehensive features and plans for higher declaration volumes, please visit our product pages for Import Filing: CHIEF/CDS and Export Filing: CHIEF/CDS to see all options and send a request. We look forward to hearing from you.