Exporting animals and animal products from Northern Ireland

Live animals e.g. cattle, sheep, cats and dogs and animal products e.g. meat, milk products and germplasm must be accompanied by an Export Health Certificate (EHC) signed by an authorised Veterinarian. 

You can obtain an EHC from DAERA via our online application process and you can also find advice, answers to exporters most frequently asked questions and templates to help you make your application on this page. 

To apply for an EHC or find out more commodity specific information click on the relevant box below:

Further general information on exporting can be accessed via the following links:

Privacy notice- To find out how any personal information you send to the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) will be handled when using this service, go to DAERA Privacy Statement.

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