In a no-deal scenario, the UK will become a third country and will need to meet EU third country import requirements to export regulated plants
Currently no. The UK currently does not have third-country equivalence agreed from exit day. The UK has to apply to the EU for ‘third-country equivalence’.
E-certification (e-Phytos) used by other countries is not used by Defra, what are the practical implications of Defra requiring original copies of certification when only a small number would be checked?
There is a COVID-19 easement in place as part of the Office Control Regulations that allows the exporter/importer to send a scanned copy of the
These are not subject to any special inspections, certification or controls. You will however need to adopt the procedures required for all food exports: fdf.org.uk/publicgeneral/five-essential-step-exporting-to-the-EU.pdf
The island of Ireland, including Northern Ireland, will be treated a single sanitary and phytosanitary zone, and therefore plants and plant products moving from Great
The French customs authority’s advice to companies preparing for Brexit is available here: douane.gouv.fr/articles/a15053-faq-brexit-english- This confirms that the French government will introduce the full set of
From 1 January 2021 the EU plant passporting system will no longer be valid in the UK and will be replaced by the UK plant
From 1 January 2021 certain plants and plant products will be prohibited for export to the EU, such as seed and ware potatoes, tomato plants,
The UK regulator, the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), says that phytosanitary certificates are not required for the export of grain or grain products