What is an EORI number ?
An EORI number is an Economic Operator Registration and Identification number. This unique code is used to track and register customs information in the UK and EU.
Do I need an EORI number ?
If your a individual, sole trader or a large business you will need an EORI number if you plan on importing or exporting outside of the EU.
Do I have an EORI number already ?
If you have a UK VAT number, you can check to see if it has EORI status. Normally it will start with GB and end with 000 for example; GB123456789000. You can check by clicking on this link.
Where can I register for an EORI number ?
If you based in the UK, you can apply for an EORI number online and it will take you around 10 minutes to complete. After you have completed the online form and submitted, you should receive your EORI number within 5 days.
To apply clink on this link.
What about Brexit ?
If the UK leaves with a no deal Brexit you will need a GB EORI number to trade with countries in the European Union. If you are already trading internationally, you will be registered but it’s better to check for piece of mind.
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