Trade Documentation

LCCI is the UK’s largest export 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. 

Contact us for advice on Export Documents and Customs Declarations

If you would like to speak with us about your export 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 updates of Export Documents and Customs Declarations

Customs Entries

LCCI is now able to lodge T1 transit declarations in conjunction with export declarations. We can also provide assistance with Governmental pre-notifications such as PEACH, IPAFFS etc. Please contact the Declarations Team for further info.

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Counter Service

The counter service at our City HQ on 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP is open to the public. The Barking and Hounslow offices maintain their current opening times. 

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Egypt - New Shipping Procedures Required

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. The ACI procedures currently do not apply to land- or airfreight.

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LCCI can help your business with importing & 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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ATA Carnet Customers Support

We have been working closely with HM Revenue & Customs to get as much clarity as we can in issuing, processing and regularising Carnets so that that your business can continue to ship goods temporarily as efficiently as possible.

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For more information, please contact our Export Documents team:

T: +44 (0)20 7203 1863