Saudi Arabia

Find market access requirement documents for exporting animal products, organic products, processed food products, and wine to Saudi Arabia.

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Animal products

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Saudi Arabia OMAR


OMAR notifications

Reference number and title

Issue date

20/014 Saudi Arabia: Export listing requirement for premises processing honey and bee products

22/10/2020

20/009 Registration Documents: Specified Markets

15/7/2020

18/017 Animal Product from RMP Operations: Specified Markets

4/10/2018

17/018 Alternative MPI Certification

31/5/2017


For your information (FYIs)

Reference number and title

Issue date

F54/20 Halal Meat certification for Saudi Arabia

 5/11/2020

F13/20 Authentication of documents for GCC markets – update 2 [PDF, 142 KB]

15/4/2020

F36/19 Certification of meat and meat products to Saudi Arabia

21/10/2019


Other information

Control of imported food

Issue date

Expiration periods of food products (SASO) [PDF, 3.5 MB]

2005

Guide for control on imported food (GCC) [PDF, 852 KB]

2017


Halal

Issue date

Approved halal organisations (AHO) [PDF, 130 KB]

29/7/2020

Animal Products Notice: General Export Requirements for Halal Animal Material and Halal Animal Products [PDF, 1.1 MB]

30/6/2020

Animal Products Notice: General Export Requirements for Halal Dairy Material and Halal Dairy Products [PDF, 894 KB]

30/6/2020


Animal products notices

Issue date

Animal Products (Export Requirement: Inspection Agencies Ante-Mortem and Post-Mortem Inspection) Amendment Notice [PDF, 455 KB]

7/10/2013

Animal Products (Export Requirement: Inspection Agencies Ante-Mortem and Post-Mortem Inspection) Notice [PDF, 168 KB]

1/5/2009


Saudi Arabia OMAR amendment history

Amendment

Issue date

Saudi Arabia OMAR Amendment 7

21/8/2020

Saudi Arabia OMAR Amendment 6

3/10/2019

Processed food products

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MPI has not negotiated entry conditions for processed food products exported to Saudi Arabia, but exporters should note the information on import controls for food products.

Other information

Control of imported food

Issue date

Expiration periods of food products (SASO) [PDF, 3.5 MB]

2005

Guide for control on imported food (GCC) [PDF, 852 KB]

2017

Organic products

MPI has not negotiated entry conditions for organic products exported to Saudi Arabia.

Find out about exporting organics

Wine

MPI has not negotiated entry conditions for wine exported to Saudi Arabia.

Find out about exporting New Zealand grape wine

Saudi Arabia market and trade information

New Zealand's relationship with Saudi Arabia – Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Saudi Arabia market information – NZ Trade and Enterprise

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