Department For Transport
How to transport goods commercially if youre driving from the UK to or through Europe.
Youll need to complete extra tasks if youre exporting your own goods.
You will need other licences and permits, depending on the countries you're driving to or through.
Your vehicle must pass a specialist test before you can transport dangerous goods (ADR test).
Check your driver has:
The driver must carry these documents with them.
Your driver will need an IDP to drive in some EU countries if theres a no-deal Brexit.
There are rules for transporting certain goods. Your driver may need to follow set routes or stop at specific check points if youre transporting mixed loads or specific types of goods. Check the rules for:
If you're transporting goods outside the EU they must have been cleared by customs (given permission to progress). The exporter can tell you if this has happened.
All goods will need to be cleared by customs before leaving the UK if there's a no-deal Brexit.