SE-Rural-Affairs-Department---Fisheries-Group

					                  Marine Scotland



Animal Health Act 1981
Application to import live fish, shellfish, crustaceans and their eggs
and gametes from countries outside the EU

                         Notes to help you complete the application form overleaf
All countries that are not members of the European Union or a       Importation of endangered species may require additional
European Free Trade Association (EFTA) State are regarded           licensing under CITES. For further information contact:
as third countries for the purposes of importing.
                                                                    DEFRA
Imports of live fish, shellfish and crustaceans and their eggs      Wildlife Licensing & Registration Service, Zone 1/17
and gametes for the following purposes must originate from a        Temple Quay House
country permitted to export to the EU and be accompanied by         2 The Square, Temple Quay
a health certificate issued by the competent authority in the       Bristol, BS1 6EB
exporting country:                                                  Telephone No. 0117 372 8691
                                                                    Fax No. 0117 372 8206
   Farming
   Relaying                                                        If you need any help completing this form please contact the
                                                                    the Fish Health Inspectorate. Completed applications should
   Restocking put and take fisheries
                                                                    be sent to the following address:
   Ornamental purposes
   Human consumption                                               Fish Health Inspectorate
                                                                    Marine Scotland Marine Laboratory
Imports for research may be imported without health                 PO Box 101
certification, but must be held in quarantine facilities as         Victoria Road
approved by Marine Scotland.                                        Aberdeen
                                                                    AB11 9DB
In addition, imports of marine species of fish, all species of      Tel No. 01224 295525
molluscs and all species of crustaceans that are intended to be     Fax No. 01224 295620
held in facilities located in Scotland must be licenced under the   fishhealth@marlab.ac.uk
Shellfish and Specified Fish (Third Country Imports) Order
1992.
                                                                    Please note that for ALL imports destined for England
Importers may also be required to be authorised as an               or Wales please contact the Fish Health Inspectorate at
Aquaculture Production Business (APB) under the Aquatic             Cefas for further information.
Animal Health (Scotland) Regulations 2009. Advice on this
will be given upon receipt of the completed application form.       Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
                                                                    (CEFAS)
Imports from third countries must enter Great Britain               Weymouth Laboratory
through a designated Border Inspection Post (BIP). The              Barrack Road
designated BIPs for the import of live fish, shellfish and          The Nothe
crustaceans and their eggs and gametes into Great Britain           Weymouth
are situated at Gatwick, Heathrow and Manchester Airports.          Dorset
                                                                    DT4 8UB
A separate application form should be completed for each            Tel No. 01305 206673 or 206674
country and each supplier that you intend to import from.           Fax No. 01305 206602
                                                                    fish.health.inspectorate@cefas.co.uk
Please complete this application form for all imports from
outwith the EU. Your application will be assessed and you
will be supplied with the required documentation.
                              Please complete ALL applicable sections
  Section A – Details of applicant (i.e. the person or business to be named on the licence)

Please use BLOCK LETTERS


Title                             Name
OR
Business name
(if appropriate)

Address
(including postcode)




Telephone No.                                                       Fax No.



Signed

Name in block letters
(if different to applicant)


Date

                              Section B – Nature of import (tick all applicable boxes)


Live marine fish …………………………………………….                           Live shellfish ……………………………………

Live freshwater fish…………………………………                             Live eggs or gametes of shellfish …………….

Live eggs or gametes of fish ……………………...                      Live crustaceans….…………………………....

                                                              Live eggs or gametes of crustaceans.…….…


                          Section C – Purpose of import (tick all applicable boxes)


(a)     For farming ………………………………….                            (e)    For human consumption ………………..……

(b)     For relaying…………....……………………..                        (f)    Scientific research………………………..

(c)     For restocking put and take fisheries……...            (f)    Other ………………………………………
                                                                     (please specify below)
(d)     For ornamental waters or aquaria …………
                                    Section D – Details of proposed import

1. Are you importing only tropical species for ornamental purposes? Yes          No

   If yes, please complete only questions 3, 5 and 6

   (If you are importing coldwater species for ornamental purposes, you must complete all of the questions below)

2. List of species to be imported

                                                                                                Average size or
            Scientific Name                  Common Name                  Total Number
                                                                                                    weight




                                                                              If necessary, please continue overleaf


3. Country of dispatch



4. Name and address
   of supplier (Please
   give a single supplier
   for each application)




5. Intended date of import


6. Place and address of
   destination in Great Britain

				
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