Information on export certificates, what types the council provide, requirements, how much they cost and who to contact to request one.
Food export certificates are required by food manufacturers/exporters who wish to export food to countries outside of the European Community (EC).
The food services team provides food export health certificates for food manufacturers/exporters within the East Riding, who wish to export food to countries outside of the European Community (EC).
These certificates confirm that a specific business complies with all relevant legislation and the food produced is without risk to health. Certificates are only required where foods are exported to countries outside the EC.
Typical information required for the export certificate is as follows:
It must be noted, however, that it is the exporter's responsibility to ensure that the destination country's requirements are met.
A fee of £73.00 is charged to cover the first two hours of work undertaken and for the issuing of an export certificate. Thereafter, any work beyond two hours will be charged at an additional hourly rate.
It usually takes three to five days to process the certificate.
You can contact the food services team by:
Telephone: (01482) 396301