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Wild Game guidance

Imports and Exports

From 1 January 2021, new rules and processes apply for traders (importers and exporters) in Great Britain.

Last updated: 25 July 2022
Last updated: 25 July 2022


Guidance for businesses that import or move products of animal origin for human consumption from the EU and Northern Ireland to Great Britain. 


The Animal and Plant Health Agency’s (APHA) Centre for International Trade - Carlisle (CITC) issue Export Health Certificates (EHC) for live animals and products of animal origin exports to trading partners.

Information on these services can be found via the links below:

  • the Export Health Certificates (EHC) Online service
  • EHC Form Finder.

*Please note this guidance is owned by Defra and the location of this guidance maybe subject to change. Traders are responsible for keeping up to date with the latest updates.