European Union

Find market access requirement documents for exporting animal products, organic products, processed food products, and wine to the European Union.

These documents apply for:

  • European Union countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.
  • French Departments: Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Mayotte, Réunion, and St. Pierre et Miquelon.
  • Islands: Faroe Islands (Denmark), Canary Islands (Spain) and Madeira (Portugal).
  • Northern Ireland.
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Animal products

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European Union OMAR

Revoked are EU OMAR Section 3.4 Exempted Foodstuffs and Part 16 Composite Products from 21 April 2021. Refer to OMAR Notification 21/8.

OMAR notifications

Reference number and title

Issue date

21/8 European Union: Composite Products [PDF, 267 KB]

23/4/2021

20/19 European Union, Great Britain, Northern Ireland and Ukraine: Catch Certificates

17/12/2020

20/018 Registration documents: Specified markets

11/12/2020

18/017 Animal Product from RMP Operations: Specified Markets

4/10/2018

17/018 Alternative MPI certification

31/05/2017

15/002 European Union: TRACES Pilot for Meat

23/01/2015

14/005 European Union: TRACES Pilot for Seafood

15/04/2014

09/028 Bovine Taenia saginata examination procedures: Specified Countries

20/07/2009


For your information (FYIs)

FYI reference number and title

Issue date

F12/20 Export and Import Certification during the Covid-19 Lockdown Period

9/4/2020

F3/20 Exporting animal products to the UK after Brexit on 31 January 2020

31/1/2020

F7/19 European Union: TRACES Attributes for Game Meat Certificates

4/3/2019


Other information

Animal Products Notices

Issue date

Animal Products (European Union Export Requirements - Animal Material and Products) Notice

14/12/2015

Animal Products (Regulated Control Scheme - On-farm and Stock Saleyard Verification) Notice

14/12/2015

Animal Products (Export Requirement: Inspection Agencies Ante-Mortem and Post-Mortem Inspection) Amendment Notice

7/10/2013

Animal Products (European Union: Tariff Quota) Notice

4/5/2011

Animal Products (Export Requirement: Inspection Agencies Ante-Mortem and Post-Mortem Inspection) Notice

1/5/2009

 

Seafood

Issue date

Seafood TRACES Attributes

 

Seafood Industry Certified Translations

1/10/2010

 

Poultry

Issue date

Poultry Industry Processing Standard 5 (PIPS 5)

5/12/1998

 

Horses Intended for Slaughter for Human Consumption

Issue date

Supplementary Animal Status Declaration Horses

1/01/2016

List of Substances Prohibited in Horses Intended for Slaughter for Human Consumption  

1/01/2016


European Union OMAR amendment history

Amendment

Issue date

European Union OMAR Amendment 10

 20/4/2021

European Union OMAR Amendment 9

18/12/2020

European Union OMAR Amendment 8

11/6/2020 

Organic products

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Wine

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Plant and plant products

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Processed food products

OMAR notifications

Reference number and title

Issue date

21/8 European Union: Composite Products [PDF, 267 KB]

23/4/2021

Find out about exporting processed food

European Union market and trade information

Europe – Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Europe market information – NZ Trade and Enterprise

 

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