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FYIs are cancelled when they are superseded by another FYI or no longer apply.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. Others provide specific guidance on exporting food products to key markets like China, USA, Canada, and Thailand.

Guidance on exporting to our main markets

Statement about food and primary product safety and COVID-19

We've prepared a statement that exporters can refer to or download and use in their commercial interactions if additional competent authority endorsement of practices is required. It is not intended to be reproduced as an original for the purposes of clearance of specific consignments.

Generic assurance statement for COVID-19 [PDF, 257 KB]

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.

Application to view protected documents

List of current FYIs

F9/20 Authentication of documents for GCC markets [PDF, 89 KB]

F8/20 Transport of Animal Product to Taiwan

F7/20 Cold storage of meat destined for export to China

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

F5/20 Export Certification of Green Runners to Turkey

F4/20 Exporting plants, plant products, wine and organic products to the UK after Brexit on 31 January 2020 [PDF, 74 KB]

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

F2/20 China Pet food Listings

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

F51/19 Exports of animal products to Mexico

F48/19 China Seafood Establishment Listings

F47/19 Viet Nam Meat and Seafood Listing Applications

F45/19 Wine Exports to Brazil [PDF, 311 KB]

F42/19 Indonesia - Halal Certification

F41/19 European Union Electronic Certification System Changes

F39/19 Indonesia: Meat Establishment Listing

F38/19 Update: Infectious Bursal Disease Virus and Certification

F37/19 Dairy Exports to Panama

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

F35/19 Saudi Arabia: Listing Requirement for Seafood

F33/19 China Paperless Certification Trial for Dairy Products

F31/19 China Health Food Regulations [PDF, 774 KB]

F30/19 Korea pet food

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

F22/19 Brazil- Changes to Product Label Registration

F20/19 Exemptions from Domestic Food Standards [PDF, 165 KB]

F19/19 Viet Nam Cervine Audit Update

F16/19 Malaysia Review Audit October 2019 [PDF, 153 KB]

F14/19 Guidance for cross-border e-commerce trade to China [PDF, 319 KB]

F13/19 United Arab Emirates Conformity Assessment Scheme (ECAS) and Emirates Quality Mark (EQM)

F12/19 Wine Exports to Brazil [PDF, 140 KB]

F11/19 Korea Certification of Animal Product not for Human Consumption

F8/19 China: Veterinary Signatories Matrix and Establishment Relationship Matrix Lists

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

F11/18 Korea: aquatic products

F9/18 Nigeria Update for Containerised Cargo

F7/18 Bosnia & Herzegovina: Fishery Products

F6/18 China Frozen Meat Temperature Labelling

F5/18 Korea: UHT Milk

F58/17 Korea; Certification of inedible and biological products

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

F5/17 Korea: Halal Logo

F1/17 Korea: Edible eggs

F48/16 Guyana- Milk Powder Exports

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

F37/16 Korea: Registration of Deer Velvet Premises

F35/16 Korea: Registration of Dairy Premises

F33/16 Korea: Registration of fish processing establishments of fish and fishery products for human consumption for export to Korea

F31/16 Korea: Registration of all Standalone Stores (cold and dry) for fish and fishery products for human consumption

F30/16 Korea: Registration of all processors of honey and bee products for human consumption

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

F38/15 Export of Rendered Meal to Indonesia

F15/15 Indonesia: Approved Halal Organisation

F39/14 Audit by Indonesian's Majelis Ulama Council (MUI) Delayed

F30/13 Customs Union: Contaminants

F24/13 European Union: Catch Certificates - Catch Areas

F16/13 Catch Certificates for Foreign Charter Vessels

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

F1-07 Carton Seals

F3/03 Label Claims [PDF, 114 KB]

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