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    • bbarroso
    • By bbarroso 9th Sep 17, 10:20 PM
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    Customs on goods returning to the UK
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    • 9th Sep 17, 10:20 PM
    Customs on goods returning to the UK 9th Sep 17 at 10:20 PM
    I've been deployed overseas by my (UK) employer, just short of 6 months.

    As I now prepare to return, I have a number of personal belongings I wish to post back.
    Normally anything from outside the EU will incur duty on customs, so I assume I should include documentation with a sort of inventory with the goods I'm shipping back, an indication these are personal belongings posted at the time I fly back home, etc.

    Any idea how I should go about this, what forms I need to fill and where to find them?
    Or should I just post the items normally, pay on reception and claim reimbursement later?
    Last edited by bbarroso; 10-09-2017 at 6:32 AM.
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    • uknick
    • By uknick 10th Sep 17, 11:35 AM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 11:35 AM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 11:35 AM
    Does this help?


    https://www.ukimports.org/services/import/customs-clearance/hmrc-procedures/personal-effects-belongings-form-c3.php


    But, it only seems to cover goods used for more than 6 months overseas.
    • sheramber
    • By sheramber 10th Sep 17, 12:07 PM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 12:07 PM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 12:07 PM
    Are these goods you bought abroad or did you take them out with you?
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