Are you a Dutch company importing from or exporting to the UK? Be sure to follow the customs formalities and be prepared for a future where possible trade conflicts between the EU and the UK could affect your business. On this page, you find all the essential information to make future-proof plans.
The Brexit Desk website contains information (in Dutch) about the current situation, as well as tips and experiences shared by other businesses. You can also use the Brexit Impact Scan (in Dutch) to gain insight into the potential impact of Brexit on your business, and what practical steps you can take. Besides, this infographic quickly gives you insight into all the new trading rules.
Do you have other questions about your international activities? Or would you like to start exporting to or importing from the United Kingdom? Please contact one of our Trade Developers. They can help you further.
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If you do business with the UK and are likely to be affected by Brexit, you may want to get professional advice on how to deal with this. You can apply for a so-called Brexit voucher With this Brexit voucher you will receive a subsidy for advice on alternative markets, the logistical consequences, or the consequences of the free movement of your employees, goods or services.
More information about the Brexit vouchers
Dutch Customs after Brexit
Since 1 January 2021 Dutch companies that are doing business in or with the UK are facing customs formalities and longer waiting times at the border.
The Brexit Loket website therefore offers a Brexit checklist to help your company prepare: for instance, applying for an EORI number, filing customs declarations for excise goods, etc.
Go to the tax and customs checklist
Are you employing or hiring UK nationals in the Netherlands?
Things will change after 31 December 2020, the Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) has an overview of Brexit regulations on their website. Other frequently asked questions for individuals are covered on the Brexit page of the Dutch government.
Do you have other questions about your international activities? Or would you like to start exporting to or importing from the United Kingdom? Our Trade Team, part of ROM Utrecht Region, can help you further build relationships that support the global growth of your business. They provide you support that matches your own commitment to international growth.