Export Health Certificates (EHCs) will be required to export animals and products of animal origin. Read more about how to get an EHC.
Importing fish from the EU: guidance available here
Exporting fish to the EU: guidance available here
Endangered animal and plant species are protected by the CITES international convention. These requirements don’t only apply to animals and plants but also to processed goods containing CITES species such as certain cosmetics or wooden items. Find out more.
Groupage export facilitation scheme (GEFS): To reduce the number of Export Health Certificates required from businesses that export a large number of products of animal origin to the EU, Government introduced a “Groupage Export Facilitation Scheme”. It will only be available to exporters who work with a stable list of well-identified suppliers. Not all products of animal origin will be eligible. Find out more here.