New sanitary and phytosanitary controls between EU and UK

Publicatiedatum:

20 november 2020

Bron:

Department for International Trade United Kingdom

New sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) controls will apply to goods imported to GB from the EU from 1 January 2021. These controls will be introduced in stages up to 1 July 2021, with different controls introduced at each stage for different commodities. Some processes and procedures will be introduced in stages up to 1 July 2021 for the import of live animals, animal products, fish and shellfish and their products, plants and plant products and high-risk food and feed not of animal origin.

Controls will be introduced in stages, and include the requirements for:

  • Import pre-notifications (GB importer action)
  • Health certification (such as an Export Health Certificate or Phytosanitary Certificate)
  • Documentary, identity and physical checks at the border or inland
  • Entry via a point of entry with an appropriate Border Control Post (BCP) with relevant checking facilities from 1 July 2021

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