Import and Export Plant Prodcuts 2021 UK Guidance

Importing and exporting plants and plant products from 1 January 2021 How to trade in plants and plant products, including trees, inside and outside the EU from 1 January 2021. Published 10 June 2020 Last updated 13 July 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Animal and Plant Health Agency The […]

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New UK SPS Import System (post-TRACES)

Guidance Import of products, animals, food and feed system (IPAFFS) Use IPAFFS to notify authorities that you’re importing live animals and germinal products into England, Scotland and Wales from the EU. Published 18 March 2019 Last updated 29 June 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Animal and Plant Health Agency […]

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Customs Clearance for Animal Products

Customs clearance for animals and animal products The Trade Control and Expert System (TRACES) is an online system for health certification and tracking consignments of animals or animal products coming into or out of the UK. Published 27 July 2012 Last updated 23 August 2019 — see all updates From: Department for Environment, Food & […]

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Importing High Risk Foods [UK]

Importing high risk foods Defining what a high risk product is, guidance on aflatoxin levels in imported food, current EU restrictions and guidance for importing certain produce from non-EU countries. Last updated 10 May 2019 What you need to know if we leave the EU with no deal Leaving the EU with a deal remains the […]

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Importing Products of Animal Origin [UK]

Importing products of animal origin Imports refer only to products which come from outside of the EU. Importing products of animal origin (POAO) or fishery products has potential hazards which all involved businesses should be aware of. Last updated 14 December 2017 View PDF Print this page Share This includes the following food groups: meat, including […]

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Importing Products Non-Animal Origin [UK]

Importing products of non-animal origin Explains the legal requirements that food businesses who import products of non-animal origin into the UK must comply with. Last updated 15 December 2017 Imports refer only to products which come from outside of the EU. This legislation lists the products of non-animal that have increased levels of controls when importing into the […]

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Importing Fishery Products [UK]

Importing fishery products or bivalve molluscs Guidance on safely importing fishery products or bivalve molluscs into the UK from non-EU countries, controls at point of entry and information on identification marking. Last updated 14 December 2017 Share There are strict rules for the commercial import from outside the European Union (EU) of fishery products, bivalve molluscs […]

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Importing Food within EU [UK]

Importing food from within the EU Information on EU member states, food establishments selling products of animal origin and considerations for importing fishery products. Last updated 1 February 2018 View PDF Print this page Share EU Member States A full list of EU member states that have freed trade between them is available online. Please note that the […]

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Export Food and Drink [UK]

Exports of food and drink Information for businesses on how to export food and drink products to a non-EU country. Last updated 4 January 2017 Share The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is the UK Central Competent Authority (CCA) for International Trade. They are responsible for negotiating new export markets in non-EU countries […]

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CAP Tariff Issues [UK]

Guidance UK Trade Tariff: Common Agricultural Policy (charges and refunds) Updated 28 April 2016 Contents 1.General 2.CAP imports 3.CAP exports 4.Further information 1. General 1.1 Agricultural duties and charges Certain basic and processed products in the agricultural sector are subject to customs duties and other charges under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the European Union (EU). […]

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PEACHES System [UK]

Guidance Using the PEACH system to import plants and fresh produce How to register with and use the Procedure for Electronic Application for Certificates (PEACH) online system to comply with regulations when importing plants or fruits and vegetables. Published 9 October 2012 From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Applies to: England and Wales […]

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TRACES [UK]

Customs clearance for animals and animal products The Trade Control and Expert System (TRACES) is an online system for importers and exporters to provide health certification and track consignments of animals or animal products. Published 27 July 2012 Last updated 25 March 2019 — see all updates From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Contents […]

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Importing CAP products [UK]

Importing Common Agricultural Policy goods How to import food and agriculture products covered by CAP from outside the EU: import licences, duty, import quotas and relief from CAP charges. Published 8 October 2012 From: HM Revenue & Customs and Rural Payments Agency Contents Introduction Common Agricultural Policy import licences Applying for a CAP import licence CAP charges […]

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Importing Live Animals and Products [UK]

Importing live animals or animal products from non-EU countries Getting the right licence, where you can import from, and the checks your consignment must pass at a border inspection post (BIP). Published 12 September 2014 Last updated 20 May 2019 — see all updates From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Animal and Plant Health Agency […]

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Exporting Food [UK]

Export food, drink and agricultural products Check if you need a certificate to export food, drink and agricultural products. Published 11 November 2016 Last updated 25 March 2019 — see all updates From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, Rural Payments Agency, and Animal and Plant Health Agency Contents If the UK leaves the EU without a […]

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Personal Food and Animal Products [UK]

Personal food, plant and animal product imports What you need to know if you’re bringing food or other plant or animal products into the UK for personal use. Published 9 April 2013 Last updated 3 July 2019 — see all updates From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Contents What you can bring from EU […]

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Importing non-native Animals [UK]

Importing non-native animals How to apply for a licence to import, release or keep non-native animals. Published 30 September 2015 Last updated 17 August 2016 — see all updates From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Animal and Plant Health Agency Contents Import non-native animals Keep non-native animals Get a licence to release non-native animals You […]

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Food and Drink Sector

Prepare your food and drink business for a no-deal Brexit What you need to do to prepare your food and drink business for a no-deal Brexit. Published 18 February 2019 Last updated 27 August 2019 — see all updates From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Contents Stay up to date Importing and exporting […]

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Exporting/ Importing Fish Guidance

Exporting and importing fish if there’s no Brexit deal Prepare for rules and processes for exporting and importing wild-caught marine fish if the UK leaves the EU with no deal. Published 4 February 2019 Last updated 5 March 2019 — see all updates From: Marine Management Organisation and Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs […]

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Organic Food Trading Guidance

Trading and labelling organic food if there’s no Brexit deal Understand the rules that will apply to you when producing, processing, labelling and trading organic food if the UK leaves the EU with no deal. Published 18 February 2019 From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Contents Rules from 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) Certificates and […]

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Animal & Food Imports

Import of products, animals, food and feed system (IPAFFS): guidance How to use the UK’s new notification system to import animals and animal products from non-EU countries. Published 20 February 2019 From: Animal and Plant Health Agency Contents When IPAFFS will be available to use Before you start How to create a notification on IPAFFS […]

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Importing / Exporting Plants Guidance

Importing and exporting plants and plant products if the UK leaves the EU without a deal How to trade in plants and plant products inside and outside the EU if the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 with no deal. Published 19 December 2018 Last updated 4 March 2019 — see all updates From: Department […]

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Importing Animal / Food Guidance

Importing animals, animal products and high-risk food and feed not of animal origin after EU Exit What importers need to do to prepare for the rules and processes if the UK leaves the EU with no deal. Published 20 February 2019 Last updated 4 March 2019 — see all updates From: Animal and Plant Health Agency […]

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Food and Drink Sector Guidance

The food and drink sector and preparing for EU Exit If the UK leaves the EU without a Brexit deal on 29 March, there will be changes that affect your food and drink business. Find out how you can prepare. Published 18 February 2019 Last updated 4 March 2019 — see all updates From: Department […]

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Export Live Animals No Deal

Export live animals What certificates you need to export live animals from the UK, and what you’ll need to do in a no-deal Brexit. Published 9 November 2016 Last updated 30 August 2019 — see all updates From: Animal and Plant Health Agency Contents Stay up to date What you’ll need to do in a […]

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Pets

Individuals travelling with pets Contents Preparing for travel Arriving in the EU Repeat trips to the EU Returning to the UK Travel from countries that are not free from tapeworm (Echinococcus multilocularis) Actions you can take now If the UK leaves the EU without a deal in March 2019, it would become a third country […]

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