CDS Export Declaration

Automated Customs Declaration
Software CDS for UK Exports

iCustoms’ platform is designed to handle CDS export in UK efficiently while keeping you customs compliant. The easy solution helps businesses cut through the complexity of the clearance process, avoid unnecessary delays and disruptions at the border.

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Submit export declarations to HRMC

Send your declarations directly to the new Customs Declaration System (CDS) of HRMC or the CHIEF

Transit declaration

Submit declared for the New Computerised Transit System (NCTS) and move your goods easily between EU and UK.

Smart automation for trade documents

Streamline your trading process with intelligent document processing – efficiency at your fingertips!

Processing timeline & progress reporting

Monitor and track the status of your export declaration journey via an intuitive dashboard.

Manage all export declarations from a single platform

Our advanced machine-learning tool allows you to classify up to 100% faster and easier than searching manual through the codes and regulations.

CDS Export Declaration
CDS Export 5X faster

Generate your CDS Export 5X faster than traditional method

Creating export documents means entering your trade information over and over again. With iCustoms electronic form filing, you’ll save a lot of time.

  • Generate supporting documents in minutes

    Enter the required information at once and it automatically formats improving the accuracy of your paperwork by reducing typos and mistakes that slow down the shipment process.

  • Reduce manual work by 85%

    The software eliminate human and data entry errors and reduce potential delays, unnecessary costs, penalties, and risks.

  • 99% Accuracy & Transparency

    It accurately combines multiple steps in compliance requirements process into one seamless workflow enen with fewer resources.

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Customs Process

Here’s how it works?

Direct connectivity to the UK customs – gives you the confidence and efficiency.

Capture data from your trade documents within seconds and route the information to your declaration forms.

iRule’s engine validates and verify the input data against thousand of customs rules and explain in simple English.

The software helps you quickly validate the accuracy of all data before submitting a declaration.

CDS Export Process
icustoms CDS Export Benefits

Benefits of using iCustoms export declaration software

Be in control of your customs clearance operations with iCDS

Frequently Asked Questions

What does CDS stand for in the context of UK exports?

CDS stands for Customs Declaration Service, a digital system used for handling export declarations in the UK.

When was the CDS introduced for UK exports?

CDS was introduced in the UK in August 2020 to replace the previous system, CHIEF (Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight). Learn more

what are penalties for violating the export regulations?

There could be several penalties for voilations such as:

  • License revocation
  • Goods confiscated
  • Imposition of a combined fine penalty
  • Punishment of up to ten years in prison

Does UK exporters use the Customs Declaration Service?

Does all UK exporters use the Customs Declaration Service?

what do you have to declare at customs uk?

You can declare any sort of goods to and from the UK. But before submitting any declaration to UK, you need to declare if you have the following goods:

1. foriegn goods

2. commercial goods

3. cash amount over £10,000

4. commercial and industrial goods

5. medicines

What are the four phases of the export planning process?

  • Preliminary Assessment
  • Market Research and Selection
  • Market Entry Strategy
  • Implementation and Monitoring

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