Heathrow Import Clearance Services Limited was established in 1988, and this year 2021 we are celebrating 33 years in business. Operating under the trading name of HICS Worldwide, we were one of the first independently owned customs brokers to offer a complete brokerage package for courier, airfreight and seafreight arrivals here in the UK. Our development over the past 33 years can be attributed to the knowledge and professionalism of the staff who have an accumulation of over 100 years' experience within the industry. We now have full clearance facilities at Gatwick and Heathrow airports.
We have a full operation seven days a week with call out facilities by prior arrangement. We are open for business from 06.00 hours through to 18.00 hours weekdays and 06.00 to 12.00 hours at weekends. We have full facilities with customs including duty deferment, payment of customs duty and VAT. We have full CASS/IATA membership which gives us access to account facilities with all major airlines for both import and export shipments. Our membership of BIFA allows us access to HM Revenue & Customs to discuss any new legislation and security issues that are introduced throughout the year.
We have a diverse client base ranging from specialized courier companies and bio pharm agents that demand speedy import clearance, airlines and support services that have AOG requirements through to the general public. High valued avionic parts that are being imported under IPR suspension requiring clearance and delivery to repair addresses throughout the UK are a daily part of our business. All of our clients both large and small benefit from our professional and reliable service that is offered here at HICS Worldwide. If you would like us to contact you please use the contact link above and remember a quote costs nothing.
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