Export Health Certification for Trade with Great Britain required from 00:01 a.m. on 31st January
The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority are reminding industry that the requirement for Export Health Certificates for trade with Great Britain will take effect from tomorrow. From 00:01 a.m. on the 31st January, the requirement for export health certification and transit certificates for all medium and high-risk consignments of fish, fishery products and molluscan shellfish from Ireland to Great Britain will officially come into effect. This is also the case for Import of Products, Animals, Food and Feed System (IPAFFS) pre-notification of all low, medium, and high-risk exports and transits of fish fishery products and molluscan shellfish from Ireland to Great Britain.
Export Health Certificates will be provided through the EU system TRACES.
To prepare for these changes Food Business Operators should:
Any TRACES system queries should in the first instance be directed to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s TRACES helpdesk at Traces@agriculture.gov.ie or by calling 01 6072860.
For further information on what you need to do in order to be prepared for the changes being implemented from 00:01 a.m. on the 31st of January please refer to our preparedness advice here:
SFPA Issues Information Notice to Industry in relation to Preparedness Advice for Industry Trading with Great Britain
The full SFPA process on Export Health Certification can be found here:
TCIA-IN-HC-36 - Information Notice - Export Health Certification to GB Process from 31st of January 2024 (sfpa.ie)
Instructions on how to complete an application for an Export Health Certificate are found here:
TCIA-IN-HC-38 - Information Notice - Correct GB Export Health Certificate Completion (sfpa.ie)
Queries regarding this information notice may be addressed to SFPATradeandAudit@sfpa.ie