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Brexit - Need to know

'Moving Goods from Great Britain to Northern Ireland' Explainer

01 Apr 2021

The Northern Ireland Protocol came into effect on 1st January 2021, and new rules apply to the way goods move between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

There are 5 new actions you can take in order to ensure your business complies with the new regulation:

  1. Register for the Trader Support Service
  2. Get an EORI number
  3. Check Commodity Codes
  4. Check whether the UK Trader Scheme could help 
  5. Check goods regulation: Manufactured and Agri-food Goods

Follow this link for more information from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy:

Watch this video Online Event ( which further unpacks key changes to the movement of goods into, out of, and through Northern Ireland, and the support available to traders.