CDS downtime with effect on GVMS
Please be advised, due to scheduled maintenance, the following systems will be unavailable from 21:30 on the 25th of March to 04:30 on the 26th of March 2023.
- Customs Declaration Service (CDS)
- Goods Vehicle Movement Service (GVMS)
Declarations submitted during the timeframes above will be processed at the end of the downtime.
During the downtime, creating, updating, or embarking a goods movement reference (GMR) during these times using the Goods Vehicle Movement System (GVMS) will be affected as well.
You will not be able to add import and export declarations or validate goods movement references during the downtime.
You should, where possible, add declarations to goods movement references before or after the downtime.
The core service for the Goods Vehicle Movement Service will be fully available during the Customs Declaration Service downtime.
Please see the below links for more information: