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Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Goods Pre-Notification from 1st Jan 2022

From 1 January 2022, all Products of Animal Origin (POAO), Animal By-Products (ABP) and High Risk Foods Not of Animal Origin (HRFNAO) consignments need to be pre-notified on the import of products, animals, food and feed system (IPAFFS) from the EU (excluding Ireland due to the recent update from the UK Government).

You must pre-notify your consignment at least four-hours in advance of arriving into Great Britain. The four-hour requirement will remain in place until 30 June 2022.

The following pre-notification information is required -

  • What type of animal product or goods you’re importing (i.e., POAO, ABP, HRFNAO)
  • Origin of the animal product or goods (which country it was produced, originated in)
  • Commodity code (Selectable from a predefined list)
  • Commodity type (Selectable from a predefined list)
  • Species of the commodity (Selectable from a predefined list)
  • Commodity weight (kg)
  • Date of arrival into Great Britain
  • Reason for importing consignment (i.e., internal market, transit, research, etc)
  • Consignment’s place of destination
  • Addresses and contact details for place of origin, importer and place of destination
  • Details of port of entry

Your IPAFFS import (IMP) number needs to be entered in box 44 of your customs declaration too.

From 1 July 2022, the information required for notifying consignments will change and additional fields will need to be completed. We will provide you with these details in due course.

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