SPS Controls – Common User Charge & Port Health Charges

HMRC has announced further updates related to the forthcoming implementation of charges when importing SPS goods to the UK from the 30 April 2024.

The update provides information on:

– CUC charges and calculation

– Importer / Agent Billing – responsibility and payment instructions

– Ways to pay the charges

More information here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/common-user-charge-rates-and-eligibility

In addition, the authorities published the charges for checks at Border Control Posts (BCP) for:

– Plant health import checks

– Checks on live animal consignments from non-EU countries

More information here: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/border-control-posts-and-charges