Trade Documentation

LCCI is the UK’s largest trade documents issuer, available online, by phone and in person. We provide a range of international trade documents, including ATA Carnets, Certificates of Origin and Customs Declarations. 

As a LCCI member you can receive up to 50% discounts on many trade documents.

Contact us for advice on Trade Documents and Customs Declarations

If you would like to speak with us about your trade documentation requirements or customs after Brexit, please complete a short online form with your details. A member of our team will then contact you.

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Latest Trade Documentation Updates

Custom Changes

If you’re a trader, a number of things are changing from 1 January 2022. There are now new border controls which will affect goods arriving to the UK from the EU. Make sure your business is compliant with the new changes.

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Doing Business in Germany Webinar

Take part in our free webinar on Tuesday 29 March at 12.30pm to learn more about trading with and setting up in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), Germany’s most economically successful and populous state. 

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New Shipping Procedures

The Egyptian government introduced the new ACI pre-shipment system on 1 April 2021, the new system will be mandatory for all sea freight shipments from 1 October 2021. 

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LCCI can help your business with importing and exporting

Customs declarations

As of 1 January 2021 any UK businesses involved with importing or exporting goods will have to declare their shipments to HMRC. This is done in the form of a customs declaration. LCCI is part of ChamberCustoms - a brokerage service designed to help businesses to comply with import and export rules and lodge their customs declarations.


Documentation for permanent exports

This is for goods that are sold / and or shipped abroad.

Certificates of Origin, Invoices and Packing Lists
EUR 1 Certificates
Other documents

Documentation for temporary exports

This is for goods that are taken abroad temporarily e.g. for trade fairs or exhibitions, which will return to the UK unprocessed and unaltered.

ATA Carnets
EC/CPD/China-Taiwan Carnets​

Embassy legalisation, FCO Apostille and Notarisation

These services are regularly required for commercial and legal documents such as agreements, contracts, Power of Attorney etc. for use overseas.

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Saudi Arabian Business Visa Services

Certification of Saudi Arabian introduction letters to support business and working visa applications.

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Special Trading Certificates

Trading Certificates, Force Majeure Certificates, International Import Certificates.

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Become a Member

LCCI membership provides your business with access to support services to help you grow globally and cut costs. You can benefit from discounted international trade training courses, receive up to 50% discounts on many trade documents and gain valuable advice on exporting and importing. 

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For more information, please contact our Export Documents team:

T: +44 (0)20 7203 1863