Export Support Service

Support provided by Department of International Trade

What does this involve?

If you’re a UK business that sells goods or services to Europe, you can contact the UK Government's export support team by phone or online.

You can ask any question for your business, and get advice on topics such as:

  • how to export to new markets
  • the paperwork you need to sell your goods abroad
  • the rules for a specific country where you want to sell services

Ask a question by phone

The export support team will try to answer your question straight away. If they do not know the answer, they’ll contact you within 3 working days.

Telephone: 0300 303 8955
Textphone: 18001 0300 303 8955
Open daily, 8am to 6pm


Ask a question online

The export support team will reply within 3 working days. They might ask for more information.

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

This service is available to all UK businesses.

How long does this take?

You will receive a reply within 3 working days.

Important information

If you have a question about trading with Ukraine or Russia, call or submit your question online. The helpline is temporarily open until 10pm and at weekends during the current crisis.

Next steps

Call 0300 303 8955 or visit the UK Government website to submit a question.

Support provided by Department of International Trade

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