United Arab Emirates

Find market access requirement documents for exporting animal products, organic products, processed food products, and wine to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Animal products

Expand to view the OMAR, OMAR notifications, and related documents.


OMAR notifications

Reference number and title

Issue date

20/009 Registration Documents: Specified Markets

15/7/2020

18/017 Animal Product from RMP Operations: Specified Markets

4/10/2018

17/032 UAE: Halal Certification Scheme for Meat

27/9/2017

17/018 Alternative MPI Certification

31/5/2017


For your information (FYIs)

Reference number and title

Issue date

F58/20 United Arab Emirates Electronic Certification Trial

13/11/2020

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

15/4/2020

F12/20 Export and import certification during the COVID-19 lockdown period [PDF, 176 KB]

9/4/2020


Other information

Control of imported food

Issue date

Control of food imported for non-commercial purposes [PDF, 401 KB]

11/1/2016

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


UAE OMAR amendment history

Amendment

Issue date

United Arab Emirates OMAR Amendment 11

15/7/2020

United Arab Emirates OMAR Amendment 10

21/12/2018

Processed food products

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

For your information (FYI)

Reference number and title

Issue date

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

15/4/2020


Other information

Control of imported food

Issue date

Control of food imported for non-commercial purposes [PDF, 401 KB]

11/1/2016

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

2017

Organic products

MPI has not negotiated entry conditions for organic products exported to the UAE.

Find out about exporting organics

Wine

MPI has not negotiated entry conditions for wine exported to the UAE.

Find out about exporting New Zealand grape wine

UAE market and trade information

New Zealand's relationship with the UAE – Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

United Arab Emirates market information – NZ Trade and Enterprise

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