News & Insights: CHIEF changing to CDS

Customs Declaration Service exporter deadline extended

CHIEF is changing to CDS

We all know about these changes to the CHEIF system changing to CDS, this was going to happen early 2023 and now is happening in November 2023. The CDS system has been in operation since 2018 and with much talk, it has now been delayed.


After 30 November 2023, businesses will need to use CDS to make export declarations for goods they send out of the UK, as they already do for import declarations.

CDS has been running since 2018 and is already being used for making import declarations when moving goods into the UK. The service will replace the Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) service, representing a significant upgrade by providing businesses with a more user-friendly, streamlined system that offers greater functionality.


Read more:

Customs Clearance is one of our core Recruitment patches within  Logistics. If you are looking for customs clearance candidates for your business, we are here to support you to recruit Customs clearance coordinators. 


HtE Recruitment News & Insights

This news and insights page has been written by Rick our Director. This is just a guide with some ideas & based on a linkedin vote . HtE Recruitment take no responsibility for this post.

Other Logisitcs info posts:

Contact us

Manchester Head office address:
3000 Aviator Way
Airport City Business Park
M22 5TG

Call us:
0161 300 7862 (Northern Office)*
0203 542 6103 (Southern Office)*

Email: [email protected]