FAQ's

Customs Procedure for the Channel Islands.
The Channel Islands are not part of the EU and are termed a Crown protectorate. This status means that customs clearance is required for
both goods entering the Islands and also clearance is required for goods entering the UK from the Channel Islands.

All Channel Islands consignments require the following declaration as below:-

A full and accurate description of goods.
The weight of the items
The value confirmed by a commercial invoice wherever possible.
An accurate count of the items.

Jersey.
Jersey has imposed a tax called GST (Goods and service tax) which is currently rated at 5%. This tax is payable at time of entry unless the
recipient is registered as an approved trader which allows them to defer payment until a quarterly payment date. See link:- www.gov.je/gst

Insurance cover.
Paul Davis Freight Services trades under RHA 1998 conditions of carriage. This offers a cover of £1300 per tonne as a basic cover unless a higher level of cover is negotiated with us prior to shipment.

Dangerous goods.
Paul Davis Freight services have trained DGSA (Dangerous goods safety advisors) to assist with advice on how to ship dangerous goods on
vessels. It is imperative that you provide clear information about the class and packing group as well as the size of the packs that you are shipping and that a Hazardous goods note is completed fully before a shipment is handed to us. It is the responsibility of the sender to provide and complete these documents.

Depot Opening times.
Both Jersey and Guernsey depot are open Monday to Friday 7am to 3pm.
For contact please call 0845 519 6995

What is the address of our Island depots?


Jersey
Paul Davis Freight Services Ltd
1 Warehouse
La Route Du Port Elizabeth
St. Helier
Jersey
JE2 3NW


Guernsey
Paul Davis Freight Services Ltd
Longue Hougue Lane
(access from Bulwer Avenue)
St Sampson
Guernsey
GY2 4JN

 
Isle of Wight
Paul Davis Freight Services Ltd
88 Place Road
Cowes
Isle of Wight
PO31 7AE
 


Northern Ireland
Paul Davis Freight Services Ltd
Units 1 & 2
Nutts Corner Business Park East
Dundrod Road
Nutts Corner
Crumlin
County Antrim
Northern Ireland
BT29 4SS


Southern Ireland
Paul Davis Freight Services Ltd
Units 32/35 Airways Industrial Estate
Cloghran
Dublin
Southern Ireland


Isle of Man
Paul Davis Freight Services Ltd
Snugborough Trading Estate
Braddan
Isle of Man
IM4 4LG


Scottish offshore islands
Paul Davis Freight Services Ltd
Orkney
Grainshore Drive
Hatston Ind Estate
Kirkwall
KW15 1GG


Isles of Scilly
Paul Davis Freight Services Ltd
Porth Mellon
St.Mary's
Isles of Scilly
Cornwall
TR21 0JY