For your information (FYI) documents

Find FYI documents for your product or destination market.

About FYI documents

For your information (FYI) documents provide guidance on exporting issues relating to animal products (such as meat, seafood, honey, and dairy), food products, plant products, and wine. They should be read in conjunction with the OMAR or ICPR (Importing Countries Phytosanitary Requirement) for the related destination market(s).

FYI documents let exporters know quickly about unofficial information that could affect exports. The information in an FYI is not a legal requirement. If you rely on the information in FYIs, MPI will not accept liability for any resulting loss.

All current FYIs are listed on this web page. FYIs for animal products, food products and wine are also listed on the relevant OMAR country/market pages.

FYIs are cancelled when they are superseded by another FYI or no longer apply.

List of cancelled FYIs

Publicly available FYIs

Some FYIs are publicly accessible and provide general market guidance on exporting issues for all exporters.

Password-protected FYIs

Most FYIs are password protected because they contain commercially sensitive information. If you are involved in exporting animal products, you can apply for access by completing this online application form.

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List of current FYIs

F13/21 European Union: Changes to composite product requirements from 21 April 2021

F12/21 European Union Certification: TRACES System Changes

F11/21 Malaysia Labelling of Ruminant Meat and Meat Products

F10/21 Onward certification from Great Britain to European Union/Northern Ireland for products using simplified health certificates

F9/21 Philippines Seafood Paperless Certification  

F8/21 European Union - Electronic Exchange of New Zealand Phytosanitary Certificates [PDF, 162 KB]

F6/21 China: Fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables [PDF, 147 KB]

F5/21 New Caledonia: Lifting of import ban on Specified Dairy Products

F4/21 Korea Dairy Certification

F3/21 Brexit update: Exporting animal products to the UK from 1 January 2021

F2/21 Authentication of documents for GCC markets – update 4 [PDF, 142 KB]

F76/20 Korea green and salted beef runners

F75/20 Access to OMARS [PDF, 210 KB]

F74/20 Thailand: Food Quality Assurance System Certificates [PDF, 161 KB]

F73/20 China Covid -19 import measures [PDF, 214 KB]

F72/20: Brexit update: Exporting plants, plant products, wine and organic products to Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) from 1 January 2021 [PDF, 148 KB]

F70/20 Viet Nam Product Registration [PDF, 195 KB]

F68/20 Viet Nam COVID-19 Import Measures [PDF, 142 KB] 

F67/20 Cold storage of meat destined for export to China – update 1

F64/20 Seafreight - MPI Container Seal Use for Specified Products

F63/20 Malaysia Seven Day Signing Limit

F58/20 United Arab Emirates Electronic Certification Trial

F51/20 Indonesia Seafood Certification

F50/20 Philippines Paperless Certification

F44/20 European Union Seafood Certification

F41/20 Korea Pet food

F39/20 Halal certification of New Zealand meat exports to Egypt

F26/20 Japan JP600 Certificate for Milk and Milk Products

F23/20 China Paperless Certification Pilot for Dairy Products

F21/20 Dairy exports to El Salvador

F15/20 Caution against export of product with misleading information and claims [PDF, 167 KB]

F12/20 Export and Import Certification during the COVID-19 Lockdown Period [PDF, 176 KB]

F6/20 Proposed requirements for export of pet food to China

F42/19 Indonesia - Halal Certification

F39/19 Indonesia: Meat Establishment Listing

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

F20/19 Exemptions from Domestic Food Standards [PDF, 163 KB]

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

F3/19 Wood Packaging used for Export [PDF, 151 KB]

F17/18 Safe Food for Canadians Act and Regulations? Information and Guidance [PDF, 474 KB]

F48/17 Rendered Animal Products to Indonesia

F46/17 Indonesia Microbiological Criteria for Processed Foods [PDF, 167 KB]

F31/17 Eurasian Economic Union: Certificate Data

F20/17 European Union: Air/Sea Transit via Singapore

F17/17 Indonesian Listing Requirements for Animal Products

F48/16 Guyana- Milk Powder Exports [PDF, 92 KB]

F41/16 USA Food Safety Modernisation Act Rules: Information and Guidance [PDF, 235 KB]

F39/15 Customs Union: EurAsian Conformity Mark (EAC)

F38/15 Export of Rendered Meal to Indonesia

F15/15 Indonesia: Approved Halal Organisation

F30/13 Customs Union: Contaminants

F8/13 Guidance for Section 14 Limited Exemption from Risk Management Programme Requirement [PDF, 62 KB]

F15/11 Indonesia - Dairy Exports

F12/11 Declaration of Imported Components [PDF, 22 KB]

F7/11 Radionuclide Requirements - Dairy Material and Dairy Product imported from the United States of America [PDF, 22 KB]

FD2/07 Copra as a Feed for Milking Animals

F3/03 Label Claims [PDF, 114 KB]

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