Location of goods codes

A valid Location of goods code must be entered in Import Declarations and Inward Cargo Reports and Cargo Report Export.


A ‘Location of goods’ refers to the premises where the consignment will be held awaiting clearance, specifically to a freight forwarder’s store, the premises must be both a CCA and a MPI Transitional Facility (TF) but you can use either premises code in the Location of goods field.

A valid premises code must be shown in the ‘Location of goods’ field:

  • when the shipment is arriving by airfreight or post
  • for sea freight shipments, when the location of the shipment is different from the port of discharge e.g. the shipment is at a freight forwarder’s premises or an MPI Transitional Facility.

This location will be electronically notified when the consignment clearance or movement is approved.

If you want this location to also receive a delivery order, you should enter the applicable CCA code in this field.

This list shows the current  Location of goods codes [XLSX 39 KB] for approved premises in each port region. If you're submitting Import Declarations, ICRs or CREs  via TSW Online, you will need to find the right code from this list. In a later phase of TSW development, the codes will be provided as a drop down list in the Location of goods field.