BTOM - Information for Importers

BTOM - Information for Importers

Information to help businesses prepare for the new approach to importing goods into Great Britain under the requirements of the Border Target Operating Model has been published :

On the 31 January 2024, the introduction of health certification on imports from the EU/EFTA of medium risk animal products, plants and plant products, high risk food and feed of non-animal origin imported via the EU/EFTA and the introduction of import notifications for non qualifying Northern Irish Goods from the island of Ireland to Great Britain will commence. 

You must pre-notify the arrival of your consignment(s) by raising the applicable Common Health Entry Document in IPAFFS. 

Please note that illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) catch certificates for imports of fishery products from the EU/EFTA and Rest of the World countries must continue to be submitted to the Authority using PHILIS DES.