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Imports and exports

Imports and exports

Official Veterinarians (OV) and Food Competent Certifying Officers (FCCO) carry out import and export work on behalf of the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).

Import work is carried out by OVs at a Border Control Post (BCP), see the Border Control Posts (BCP) pages for further information.

OVs and FCCOs certify Export Health Certificates (EHC) on behalf of APHA, which are issued by APHA’s Centre for International Trade – Carlisle (CITC), see the Exports page for further information.

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