Classifying electrical equipment for import and export

Get help to classify electrical equipment such as communication equipment, cameras, and their parts and accessories.

This guidance refers to chapters and headings in the UK Global Online Tariff. If you’re importing goods into Northern Ireland, or if this guidance does not include your item, read more information.

Most electrical goods are classified under chapter 85. There are exceptions, such as computers which are classified under chapter 84. Find out more about classifying computers and software.

All goods classified within chapter 85 are considered to be ‘machines’ for classification purposes.

Further info https://www.gov.uk/guidance/classifying-electrical-equipment-for-import-and-export?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_source=4f00b615-c6d7-4f5d-8616-b0ba79ea04ef&utm_content=daily

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