HC 6-digit Code Requirement for Imports to the UK, Spain and Portugal

Effective Fevruary 1st, 2016, as part of the Import Customs Manifest submission from the World Cargo Organization (WCO) it will be mandatory to submit a HS 6-digit code for all import cargo shipped to the following countries:. UK, Spain and Portugal

The mandatory 6-digit HS code must be submitted along with all shipping instructions. In case of multiple commodities in your shipments, all HS codes for all the commodities need to be submitted.

Information on Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding Systems (HS) can be found at the WCO website:

As always, should you have any questions, please contact RCL Agencies representative at 973-779-5900