Latest Brexit news

This page shows Brexit news that has been published recently.

17 December 2021

Temporary postponement of the UK import requirements

The UK Government recently announced that it was postponing, until further notice, planned UK requirements for imports from Ireland that had been due to begin on 1 January 2022.

This means that current arrangements will remain in place for goods moving directly from Ireland to Great Britain until further notice.

Exporters and their supply chain partners should continue to take the necessary steps to prepare for the changes that will be introduced during 2022. You will find further information in temporary postponement of UK import and customs controls due to be introduced on 1 January 2022.

2 July 2021

Movement of goods through Northern Ireland

Revenue have issued guidance in relation to the import of goods from Great Britain, through Northern Ireland. You will find further information in eCustoms Notification 42 of 2021.

3 June 2021

Withdrawal of the temporary facilitation for Entry Summary Declaration (ENS)

The temporary administrative easement involving the use of a temporary ENS MRN is being withdrawn with effect from 17.00 on 23 June 2021. You will find further information in eCustoms Notification 36 of 2021.

20 May 2021

Moving 'piggyback' trailers and creating a Pre-Boarding Notification (PBN)

If you are moving empty trailers in a stacked or ‘piggyback’ manner by RoRo ferry, you can now apply to Revenue for an authorisation number. This authorisation number can be used to create a PBN. You will find further information in Moving piggyback trailers and creating a PBN.

26 April 2021

Movement of motor vehicles and Returned Goods Relief for vehicles

Revenue have issued guidance in relation to the import of vehicles from the United Kingdom, including movement of vehicles through Northern Ireland. You will find further information in Implications of importing vehicles from Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Revenue have outlined scenarios where Returned Goods Relief can be used when importing motor vehicles. You will find further information in eCustoms Notification 24 of 2021.

4 March 2021

Temporary import of horses

Revenue have issued guidance in relation to the temporary admission procedure for importing horses from outside the European Union (EU). You will find further information in Temporary import and export of horses.

26 February 2021

Revenue has introduced some enhancements to the Pre-Boarding Notification functionality. You will find further information in eCustoms Notification 25/2021

18 February 2021

Customs payments methods

Revenue have outlined the options for making payments relating to import declarations. You will find further information in eCustoms Notification 23/2021 and C and E online payments in ROS or myAccount.

28 January 2021

Movement of goods from the EU to Ireland through the UK

Revenue have outlined scenarios relating to goods that pass through the UK on their way to Ireland.

You will find further information in eCustoms Notification 14/2021.

13 January 2021

Claiming preferential duty

The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement allows businesses to avail of a preference for zero tariffs when importing goods of UK origin. You will find more information in eCustoms notification 36 of 2020.

Availing of postponed accounting

Postponed accounting for VAT at the point of entry is available for Irish Customs and Excise and VAT registered importers. You will find information in eCustoms notification 032 of 2020.

28 December 2020

EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement

A Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the EU and the UK has been agreed.