1. The UK Government has a free Trader Support Scheme which offers help if you move goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland, or bring
By way of clarification, the UK Trader Scheme is different from the Trader Support Scheme (and the Movement Assistance Scheme) and none of these obviates
3. I supply products of animal origin from GB direct to NI customers (so not-at-risk of being sold elsewhere). What is the grace period and how do I register?
The grace period for authorised traders moving food from GB to NI is a 3 month period through to 1 April 2021 for authorised traders
4. What is the latest Summary documentation needed goods-not-at risk exported to Northern Ireland for 1st January 2021?
Here is a summary of the documentation requirements ahead of 1 January 2021, and outlining the links to further reference information that may be of
Yes, from an animal and plant health perspective, the same controls will apply for moving goods from GB to NI as for goods being exported
The rules on moving goods from Great Britain (GB) to Northern Ireland (NI) changed on 1 January 2021. Any health or phytosanitary certificate needed to
The NI Protocol, was agreed in order to balance the UK’s EU exit with the treaty requirements of the Good Friday Agreement and ensure that
8. How will the Common Frameworks approach to joint devolved decision-making work particularly in the context of the NI Protocol which requires food placed on the Northern Ireland market to comply with EU food law?
Northern Ireland has played and will continue to play an important role within the development and implementation of the Common Frameworks.Under the Protocol, some EU
Yes, the MAS scheme does allow for payment of some reasonable travel expenses. For more information please check here.
Yes, if you carry goods from GB to Ireland using a RoRo ferry service (accompanied or unaccompanied), a PBN must be submitted to Irish Customs.
Do I need to submit an Entry Summary Declarations (ENS) for GB to Republic of Ireland or continental EU movements?
Hauliers moving goods from GB to Republic of Ireland or the rest of the EU need to submit an import Safety & Security Entry Summary
Do I need to use the Goods Vehicle Movement Service (GVMS) when moving goods from Great Britain to Northern Ireland?
Import declarations and safety and security (ENS) declarations must be made before moving goods from Great Britain to Northern Ireland. From 00:01 am (GMT) on
Do you have a link to further information on plans for a proportionate and risk—based approach to enforcement of labelling requirements in Northern Ireland?
Under the Northern Ireland Protocol, goods sold in NI will continue to follow EU rules for food labelling. This means labelling differences between GB and
In preparation for 1 January 2021, your UK approved food businesses will need to be listed with the EU: to export POAO to the EU
Yes,the MAS scheme coversall certifying costs up until the stated capped limit. The Export Health Certificate itself is provided at no cost.
How will the interests of consumers in Northern Ireland be represented when the Commission has stated that the UK/NI will not be able to participate in the EU decision making?
UK government has said that as with all policy matters where EU legislation will be applicable in Northern Ireland under the NI Protocol, they will
In relation to the Movement Assistance Scheme (MAS) what category does animal feed containing POAO (such as milk powder or fishmeal) fall into?
If a movement from GB to NI requires an EHC or a PC, then the MAS scheme will be applicable. The scheme does not categorise
Goods sold in NI will continue to follow EU rules for labelling but you may need to make some labelling changes. Some guidance is included here. Under
Yes, as in principle goods sold in Northern Ireland could find their way onto the EU market. However, a Northern Ireland address is valid for
Yes, all wooden pallets used for deliveries to NI and the EU from GB will need to be ISPM15 (heat treated). Heat treated pallets are