Export certification for breeding/production sheep & goats to GB directly from their premises of origin

Date published: 22 May 2012

Last updated: 02 December 2022

These documents provide useful advice and guidance in relation to exporting breeding/production sheep & goats to GB directly from their premises of origin.


The Traces Application Form has now been replaced by the GB Export Application Form below for these exports.

A Supplementary Export Veterinary Certificate to allow the return of sheep from Great Britain to Northern Ireland following attendance at an Export Approved Show or Sale in Great Britain is now available and includes guidance notes on completion for the aPVP . A new application form to apply for this Supplementary Export Veterinary Certificate is also available. Note that the return of sheep from a sale requires an export certificate to be completed by a vet in GB. Full details of requirements for return from GB can be found here.

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