Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) controls can apply to a variety of agricultural goods including products of animal origin (such as meats), fruits, vegetables and plants

The IOE&IT’s SPS consultancy helps you to understand if your goods are affected by these controls and what your obligations are.

It provides tailored advice to your business so that you can mitigate compliance risks and optimise efficiency in your trade processes.

What does the consultancy cover?

  • Completing Export Health, Phytosanitary and Catch Certificates
  • Import pre-notification requirements
  • How to use IPAFFS (Import of Products, Animals, Food and Feed System)
  • How to use TRACES NT (Trade Control and Expert System)
  • How to use PEACH (Procedure for Electronic Application for Certificates from the Horticultural Marketing Inspectorate)
  • Requirements at Border Control Posts
  • Understanding labelling and address requirements
  • Requirement for EU Food Business Operators
  • Completing the additional requirements on customs declarations
  • Treatment of composite products
  • CITES requirements

How to book

Our consultancies can last for different periods of time depending on the needs and extent of support your business needs.

Please ensure you have assessed how much time your business will need our support for before booking. If you are unsure how long you will need, complete this analysis form and we will get back to you with a recommendation.

There is a 25% discount for business members


3 days: £4387.50 + VAT
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Full day - 09:30-16:30

*plus expenses if applicable