SGS TransitNet: Customs Transit Made Easy

Introducing an inexpensive and efficient digital solution for UK companies to create and submit transit declarations along with an in-house guarantee post-Brexit.

Post-Brexit, UK companies wishing to transport their goods to and from mainland Europe and beyond now need a transit customs declaration. With our unique customs solution, users can easily and efficiently create and submit transit declarations to the UK Revenue customs system, which once processed are then transferred to the New Computerised Transit System (NCTS) – a network of 34 national customs systems. Plus, we also provide the guarantee that can be up to and in excess of 28% of the total value of the goods being transported.

Why do I need SGS TransitNet now that Brexit has happens?

From 1st January, 2021, the UK has effectively become what is known as, in customs terms, a ‘third country’. As a result, any goods moving from the UK to the EU and vice versa now require a transit declaration.

To submit a transit declaration, companies need a comprehensive customs guarantee along with customs-adapted software. These can be difficult and expensive to obtain and maintain. In the UK SGS TransitNet provides a unique package that offers UK companies a cheaper, more efficient, multinational e-customs transit service – without the need to have your own guarantee or software.

Since the 1st January, 2022 it is no longer be possible to defer import declarations to the UK. In the majority of cases import declarations will need to be pre-lodged before the goods even arrive at the EU exit point. Our TransitNet solution will ensure smooth entry to the UK when raising your T1’s and T2’s that is cost effective and simply to use, stops congestion at the borders and also has the ability to request your goods vehicle movement service (GVMS) and import of products, animals, food and feed system (IPAFFS) documents supporting your import clearance allowing them to be completed in a timely manner. TransitNet is web based software that doesn’t need installing and we also provide free training should you wish to complete your own declarations. To find out more on how SGS can help complete the form and one of our experienced team will be in touch.

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Key Features of TransitNet


TransitNet clients do not need to own their own customs guarantees; which can be extremely expensive to maintain. All transit declarations created via TransitNet are submitted using SGS's own customs guarantees in accordance with Customs Territory Regulation. This removes any additional financial burden on companies who use our service. Also, we provide the guarantee needed for each shipment, which can be up to and in excess of 28% of the total value of the goods being transported.


No prior knowledge in the area of customs is needed with TransitNet. We make the entire process simple for you. TransitNet is faster and cheaper than other road transit services. You can choose to manage your TransitNet account, saving time and money, or allow SGS to take care of it for you.


Through TransitNet, users can submit transit documents as well as export documents. This means that trucks travelling to Europe and beyond from the UK are covered by a transit declaration issued by TransitNet. Trucks travelling from the UK to Ireland are covered by an export declaration and a transit declaration which will move customs clearance away from ports to an inland location.

Support agents


Along with the initial onboarding and training that is provided once you sign up to TransitNet, you benefit from continuous 24/7 support for all matters connected to your transit declarations created in the system. Through our affiliates and our team of over 200 customs experts, SGS TransitNet can offer technical support as well as support in dealing with problems at local customs.


SGS TransitNet not only enables you to perform transit and export declarations from the UK. You can also submit transit declarations from 24 NCTS countries which covers return journeys back to the UK. TransitNet also allows users to submit complete customs documents for trucks travelling from the UK to destinations including Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Moldova.

Easy Registration Process


Register and sign up for TransitNet.


A member of our customer service team will be in touch to discuss your new TransitNet account with you.


Once you sign up to TransitNet, you will be trained by one of our TransitNet experts so you will be comfortable with the system before you start using it yourself.


With around-the-clock ongoing support you can relax in the knowledge that you can control and monitor your customs declarations in one place from TransitNet.

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