Most frequent questions on Northern Ireland Protocol and Trader Support Service (TSS).
The Northern Ireland Protocol is coming into effect from 1st January 2021.
There is a requirement to submit declarations. Digital import declarations as well as safety and security declarations will be needed for goods moving from Great Britain to Northern Ireland
The Trader Support Service will support companies with the changes to Northern Ireland trade. This will provide guidance and training, a digital service to support declarations, and support from customs experts.
To save yourself time and effort, sign up to the TSS before 23 November 2020 and you’ll automatically be allocated an XI EORI.
If you do not sign up before 23 November, you may have to make a separate application for an XI EORI.