For the smooth transit of goods across Europe, trust Gaston Schul
We can facilitate the movement of goods that arrive from outside of the EU and assist them by navigating the borders of the continent and beyond, whilst remaining under customs control. From raising the correct transit declaration to arranging licences, and even reducing the amount of duty and VAT you are liable for, our customs experts support every step of your good’s journey.
T1 transit documents
Obtain a T1 transit document for the movement of goods across multiple borders
It’s not always easy to know exactly when you need a T1 transit document, but some instances include:
- When you don’t know whether goods entering the EU will remain in the territory
- When your goods enter a different EU member state, prior to their final destination
- When goods enter the EU for storage under customs control
- When outbound consignments are sent from your customs entrepôt
- When goods are placed under bond between the port and the warehouse/destination
With Gaston Schul, you don’t need to worry about the requirements. Our knowledgeable team is here to help. We’ll explain the merits of a T1 document, request a licence for a customs entrepôt for those that need it, and submit declarations on your behalf. The result? You get certainty in customs matters.
The lack of knowledge from traders about border requirements can be difficult for us, so having an experienced, proactive customs agent like Gaston Schul is crucial nowadays.
Mammoet Ferry Transport, Company Secretary
T2 transit documents
Move goods through non-EU countries with a T2 transit document
The free movement of EU-origin goods only applies to countries within the European Union. As soon as goods transit through a non-EU country, like Switzerland or another EFTA country, a valid T2 transit document is required. Our team will help you:
- Make a T2 transit declaration
- File an accompanying export declaration when needed
Reduce import duty and VAT costs
We make sure you don’t overpay duties and VAT
You shouldn’t pay more than you have to. That’s why our European customs experts make use of every opportunity by using the customs transit procedure to defer the payment of import duties and VAT for an extended period — or in some instances, avoid paying it completely.
Learn how we can improve your transit processes
See how real customers succeed with Gaston Schul
"Gaston Schul is a reliable business partner who will help guide your business through the challenges of dealing with HM Customs legislation and Import & Export requirements."
Tony Wearing, Company Secretary at Mammoet Ferry Transport.
"Gaston Schul's consultancy team helped our business grow and realise its full potential."
Emma Atkins, Customs Manager at FF Customs & Logistics Ltd.
A T1 transit document is an EU customs procedure that can be used between the EU and Common Transit countries, which includes the UK. The document allows the movement of uncleared goods across international borders whilst delaying the need to pay for duties and submit customs declarations until they arrive at their final destination or are re-exported. This document also ensures that while the goods are in transit, they are under customs control.
A T2 transit document is used within the European Union for the transit of goods that are in free circulation within the EU. This means the goods have either been produced in the EU or have been imported and all relevant customs duties and taxes have been paid. The T2 document facilitates the movement of these goods travelling via countries that are not part of the EU customs territory, such as Switzerland or Norway.
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