Transit guidance / NCTS Phase 5

Transit guidance / NCTS Phase 5

31 Jan 2023

Traders moving goods under the Common Transit Convention (CTC) can now benefit from a number of improvements made to HMRC’s online guidance for businesses.

CTC, or ‘Transit’, is a customs facilitation that allows businesses to easily move goods across multiple borders, without customs checks taking place at each border crossing.

The Transit GOV.UK guidance has been refreshed, with improvements including a new landing page, step-by-step routes and simpler navigation. HMRC worked closely with industry representatives and businesses using Transit to make the changes.

You can visit the online guidance here: Using transit to move goods out of, into and through the UK - GOV.UK (

Members are advised to refer to the Transit Manual Supplement - GOV.UK ( in addition to the NCTS Phase 5 Comms 4 Get Ready In Flight Movements final