Food export certificates are required by food manufacturers/exporters who wish to export food to countries outside of the European Community (EC). Your food business must already be registered with City of Wolverhampton Council when you apply for an export certifcate.
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.
You will need to apply for a certificate each time you want to export a consignment (batch of goods).
Export certificate plus inspection.
Export certificate only (no inspection required).
Typical information required for the export certificate includes:
It must be noted, however, that it is the exporter's responsibility to ensure that the destination country's requirements are met.
It usually takes three to five days to process the certificate.
For further information, please view Food Standard Agency - Exports of Food and Drink .