UK customs clearance – CDS customs services : A Customs Broker works to make the import and export of your goods a whole lot easier! Customs is a major part of the transport process and must be done quickly and efficiently to smooth the transition through borders.

At Seakargo Ltd we have specialist software, port badge codes and professional customs brokers, everything required to handle your shipments, no matter where they are coming from, or going to.

Sea Kargo Ltd are now using the new Customs Declaration Service (CDS) implemented by HMRC for all import clearances from the 01/10/2022.

Use the link below for an enquiry from a member of our sales team.

Discount Customs Clearance?

for discount Customs entries please contact us ( 01394 242020 ) for discounted rates

Customs Declaration Service (CDS)

The Customs Declaration Service supports making import and export declarations when moving goods into the out of the UK. It has been recently implemented by the Government and replaces CHIEF from the 1st of October 2022. To use CDS, you must have training on many aspects of customs, which is where Sea Kargo Ltd can help you. Our Customs Clerks are trained to use CDS and can provide an effective solution to customs clear your goods.

Option 1. Credit Account

Customs Clearance Service! 

Our credit account option for companies with multiple shipments’

  • Customs Declarations charged from £45

  • Processed by an experienced custom broker.

  • Customs processing Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (additional charges applicable for out of hours services)

  • 30 days payment terms

  • Free consultation

  • No monthly fee, just pay for each entry.

Option 2. Pay as you go

pay as you go Customs Clearance Service! 

  • Customs Declarations charged at £75 (3 headings included)

  • £5 per heading thereafter

  • No monthly fee, just pay for each entry.

  • Processed by an experienced custom broker.

  • Speedy and efficient service.

  • 24/7 support and entry processing

  • Free consultation

  • Online payment / Booking form

The pay as you go service has been designed to make customs declarations a quick and efficient service for everyone.

Option 4. Agent to agent

  • Have use of a customs software system but don’t have the relevant badge code? Let us process it for you at a discounted rate
  • 30 days payment terms

all above quotes subject to terms stated on ‘Sea Kargo Ltd Customs Rate Sheet’ available on our website or upon request.


  • Import Customs Clearances

  • Port Health Requirements (IPAFF’s, DEFRA, Forestry Commission)

  • Help and Advice on Certificates and Documentation

  • Fast Parcel Operators

  • FAS Account procedures and Assistance

  • Export Customs Clearances

  • Specialists in Automobiles & Caravans

  • Personal Effects & Transfer of Residency

  • Import Taxes & Duties Calculations

  • Closing Transit Documents

For you to have customs clearances accepted through CDS, you must register for CDS.

Things you need:

Government Gateway account – Click here to create an account

EORI number – Click here to apply

Once you have got these, you are ready to register for CDS. To register for CDS, please Click Here.

Once you are registered for CDS, you will need to assign Sea Kargo Ltd as your customs broker. Please see below steps:

  1. Login to your Gov Gateway account

  2. Go to Your Customs Financial accounts and select Manage your authorities >

  3. Select Add Authority >

  4. Enter EORI number GB117820426000 and select Continue >

  5. Select both Duty Deferment, cash options, and then Continue >

  6. Check the details are correct and if so, select Yes and Continue >

  7. Select Today for the start date and then Continue >

  8. Allow this user to see available balances, select Yes >

  9. Then enter your name and check the details and providing correct then select Confirm this authority and submit

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