Empowering UK Traders for Global Success

Shaping the future of customs simplifications and border processes to enhance trade efficiency.

Customs Simplified

The Commissioners work tirelessly to define procedures for seamless international trade, ensuring supply chain efficiency and customs compliance.

Industry Experts

Input and insights from industry leaders on navigating customs regulations and optimising trade operations. 

2025 Border Strategy

The most efficient border process able to maintain trade openness through a layered system of trusted trader schemes and modern border techniques to enhance control without creating barriers.

Facilitating International Trade

Efficiency and Innovation in Customs and Border Solutions

The Trade Facilitation Commission is dedicated to supporting the UK achieve its 2025 Border Strategy with cutting-edge customs facilitation and advisory services pulled from global and local expertise, experience and knowledge.


UK Businesses Export Today


UK importers are unsure of amounts paid in customs duty

£5.5 billion

Annual import duty receipts in UK

There is a direct link between trade facilitation and an increase in GDP per capita. 

Having a secure yet open border is the ultimate aim.

Trade openness has a greater positive impact than the removal of tariffs and is the key to economic growth and sustainability.


UK importers/exporters

100 million

Customs declarations

£984 billion

Annual trade in goods

We need your consent to load the translations

We use a third-party service to translate the website content that may collect data about your activity. Please review the details and accept the service to view the translations.