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New requirements for importing animal and plant goods from 1 January 2022

From 1 January 2022, pre-notification will be required for imports to Great Britain of most products of animal origin, animal by-products, high-risk food not of animal origin and regulated plants and plant products from the EU.

Businesses (or a representative acting on their behalf) importing these goods from the EU may be required to pre-notify authorities on the relevant IT system that their consignment will be entering Great Britain.

Access the latest guidance for importing food, animal by-products and plant products to Great Britain from the EU on GOV.UK.

Register for the relevant IT system for animal and plant products now to make sure your business is prepared.