NON MAINLAND FLIGHTS

Find notification requirements to UK control authorities below. 

For flights from the Common Travel Area (Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands), and for international flights, please complete the General Aviation Report (GAR) form (downloadable from the UK Border Agency website click here

Notification requirements

Notification requirements for UK Border Agency (Customs and Immigration) and Police (Special Branch)

For Common Travel Area (CTA) and international arrivals and departures, A completed General Aviation Report (GAR) form (downloadable from the UK Border Agency website here) must be completed and sent to the relevant authorities.

Key Contacts

UK Border Agency (Customs and Immigration) National Coordination Unit (NCU) on:

e-mail: ncu@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk 
Fax: 0870 240 3738
Overseas: 00 44 1708 862521

Please put GAR, registration and airfield in the subject field of the e-mail.

Please also cc GAR's to the following:

CTPNW Regional Control Desk: CTPNW.BorderPolicing.RCD@Merseyside.pnn.police.uk

CTPNW Greater Manchester Ports: CTPNW.Borders.Manchester@gmp.police.uk

Notification Periods

Outbound to EU: No obligation to notify
Outbound/Inbound Channel Islands: 12 hours
Inbound from EU: 4 hours prior to travel
Outbound/Inbound other non-EU: 24 hours