Exporting and doing business abroad

Last updated: 6 November 2017

If you're a business looking to start exporting goods, go to GOV.UK to find out more about:

  • moving goods within the EU
  • exporting outside the EU
  • export licences and special rules

EORI numbers

You'll need an EORI number if you want to trade with countries outside the EU. Go to GOV.UK to find out how to apply or to contact the EORI team.

Taking goods temporarily out of the UK

Go to GOV.UK to find out about taking goods temporarily out of the UK. You can also find out what you'll need to do to move goods around the EU.

Taking goods with you to sell abroad

You'll need to declare any goods you take with you to sell abroad. Go to GOV.UK for more information.

Help and support

There are also organisations in Scotland who can give you help and support with exporting.