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NCTS - Create Arrival & Unloading Remarks

Sequoia v1.0

Create an NCTS Transit Movement



To create a new NCTS movement, you can either:

  • Select File > New > NCTS movement from the main Sequoia toolbar at the top of the screen, or
  • Right click either the declarations or arrivals lists in the NCTS module and select New from the context menu.

This will display the New NCTS movement dialog.

Specify Arrival as the type of movement you are creating by clicking the icon (as shown below).

New NCTS Transit Movement dialog


Label Information required
Reference [LRN] Provide a Local Reference Number (LRN) by which this movement can be recognised.
This reference is only technically required for a declaration but has to be specified in order to create a movement record.
There is no specific format required of these references.
Consignor You can enter either the shortcode, name or EORI (TIN) number to identify the Consignor, or enter a question mark [?] to search.
Consignee You can enter either the shortcode, name or EORI (TIN) number to identify the Consignee, or enter a question mark [?] to search.


Create the Arrival


Once you have created the NCTS Movement click Arrival on the movement editor toolbar.

NCTS Transit Movement editor


Select the Profile and procedure from the available listed options

  • Set the Procedure depending on your authorisation - Normal or Simplified
  • The NCTS profile(s) assigned to your user role will now be available to select


New Arrival screen

Click OK to create the arrival and display the editor.


Example of a completed NCTS Arrival


Field Value
MRN Complete the MRN number from the TAD
Sender Identity Will populate from the profile selected
Destination Trader TIN, Name & Address Can be manually typed or '?' can open the CRM lookup, if there is an 'NCTS principle' selected in CRM this will always default in (only one NCTS principle can be selected)
Notification Place & Date Will populate from the profile selected
Presentation Office Will populate from the profile selected
Authorised Procedure (simplified) Depending on the procedure the relevant fields will populate from the profile selected
Agreed Location & code & Customs Sub Place (normal) Depending on the procedure the relevant fields will populate from the profile selected


If there are any 'En Route Events' click the tab and complete the details, click 'New' to add all events

En Route Events

Click Send to submit the arrival notification.

The NCTS status will initially update to 'Arrival Transmitted' and will update further once the response is received from NCTS.


Creating NCTS Unloading Remarks


Open the Movement to be unloaded. Note that Unloading Remarks can only be completed on a movement with a Status of 'Unloading Permission granted'.

Click Unloading Remarks on the movement editor toolbar .


NCTS Transit Movement editor


This will display the Unloading Remarks editor (as shown below).

Unloading Remarks


Field Value
State of Seals Tick 'OK' or' Not OK'
Unloading Results Tick 'Satisfactory' or 'Unsatisfactory'
Unloading Complete Tick once unloading is complete
Remarks Complete any remarks as required
Unloading date Set the date goods are unloaded
Unloading Permission details Update the 'Actual' fields as necessary.


Click Send to submit the unloading remarks.


The Unloading Permission Report will be stored in the 'Documents' page as shown below.

NCTS Documents associated to the movement


If the Unloading Remarks are not accepted the status will show as 'Unloading Information Rejected'.