Brexit transition Q&As – Livestock Vehicles

Questions related to EU Exit and livestock vehicles.

What is the position with regards to the cleansing and disinfection of livestock transport vehicles requirement of EHCs 8261 and 8262 and subsequent signing of Support Health Attestation (SHA) by the site OVs (Official Veterinarians)?

DAERA OVs will not provide assurance in SHAs in relation to cleansing & disinfection of vehicles. It is the responsibility of the food business operator to have a process in place to comply with the legislative requirement. Please see the associated notes for guidance for EHCs at Find an export health certificate - GOV.UK (


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