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FYIs are cancelled when they are superseded by another FYI or no longer apply.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

F65/20 Cancelled FYIs

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

F63/20 Malaysia Seven Day Signing Limit

F61/20 New Zealand Honey exported to Japan

F60/20 China Covid -19 import measures [PDF, 251 KB]

F59/20 China – endotoxin testing on bovine serum exports

F58/20 United Arab Emirates Electronic Certification Trial

F57/20 Brexit update: Exporting plants, plant products, wine and organic products to the UK from 1 January 2021 [PDF, 144 KB]

F56/20 Brexit update: Exporting animal products to the UK from 1 January 2021

F55/20 China - certification for scoured woo

F51/20 Indonesia Seafood Certification

F50/20 Philippines Paperless Certification

F48/20 Viet Nam Meat and Seafood Listings

F47/20 China: Meat Veterinary Signatories Matrix and Establishment Relationship Matrix Lists

F44/20 European Union Seafood Certification

F41/20 Korea Pet food

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

F31/20 Certification of Lipase to the European Union and the United Kingdom

F26/20 Japan JP600 Certificate for Milk and Milk Products

F24/20 Update on dairy exports to Brazil

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]

F13/20 Authentication of documents for GCC markets – update 2 [PDF, 85 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

F2/20 China Pet food Listings

F53/19 Establishment Registration in the European Traces-NT system

F48/19 China Seafood Establishment Listings

F47/19 Viet Nam Meat and Seafood Listing Applications

F42/19 Indonesia - Halal Certification

F41/19 European Union Electronic Certification System Changes

F39/19 Indonesia: Meat Establishment Listing

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

F23/19 New Caledonia: Lifting of import ban on Specified Dairy Products

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

F19/19 Viet Nam Cervine Audit Update

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

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

F18/18 Thailand Meat Testing

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

F15/18 Viet Nam Green Runners

F13/18 China: Deer Velvet and Antler Veterinary Signatories List

F6/18 China Frozen Meat Temperature Labelling

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

F23/17 Animal products from the European Union intended for re-export from New Zealand

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

F17/17 Indonesian Listing Requirements for Animal Products

F48/16 Guyana- Milk Powder Exports

F41/16 USA Food Safety Modernisation Act Rules: Information and Guidance

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

F24/13 European Union: Catch Certificates - Catch Areas

F8/13 Guidance for Section 14 Limited Exemption from Risk Management Programme Requirement

F22-11 European Union: Catch Certificates

F15/11 Indonesia - Dairy Exports

F12/11 Declaration of Imported Components

F9/11 European Union: Catch Certificates

F7/11 Radionuclide Requirements - Dairy Material and Dairy Product imported from the United States of America

FD2/07 Copra as a Feed for Milking Animals

F3/03 Label Claims [PDF, 114 KB]

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