Coming to the UK as a Visitor

You must call this number +44(0)130 329 9157 (Border Force South East) before you disembark the vessel.

You do not need to call if you have existing permission to enter or remain, or have a right of entry to the UK.

You must have received notification of your permission to enter the UK prior to disembarking your vessel, this may be granted remotely (without physically seeing a Border Force Officer).

Failure to obtain permission to enter the UK may result in you entering the UK illegally and subject to enforcement action.

However, you must call the HMRC National Yachtline to make an arrival report for customs purposes +44(0)300 123 2012.

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