Products of animal origin

(where Common Veterinary Entry Document (CHEDP) are required) – 9am to 5pm (weekdays)


Inspection Fee - Low Risk

Inspection Fee - Medium Risk*

Inspection Fee - High Risk*

*Inspections during evening, night, bank holidays will attract additional fee (price on application)




Germinal products (during 4 month derogation period)


Additional visit – where the OVS/OFI is required to make a additional visit due to incomplete documentation being presented to Port Health Office


Destruction Charges for POAO – per CHEDP


 Out of Hours Charge – 5pm to 9am (weekends, bank holidays, concessionary days)

Where an out of hours service is required, prior agreement is required.  All enquiries or requests for such a service should be made to or 01530 454556.

IUU catch certificates

Number of certificates

3rd Country

EEA/EFTA countries / Bilateral Agreements













High risk foods (non-animal origin) 

(where Common Entry Documents (CHEDD) are required)

Type of check


Documentary check only


Identity and physical checks


Laboratory and courier costs

Enquire for costs

Destruction charges for non-animal origin products (including products not covered by a CHEDD but where official controls have been carried out)


Organic products

£59 for organics checks and the endorsement of a Certificate of Inspection

The charges are made in accordance with Article 27 of Regulation (EC) 882/2004 on official controls performed to ensure the verification of compliance with food law, animal health and animal welfare rules. 

Plastic Kitchenware from China and Hong Kong

Polyamide and Melamine Check  £81.00

Export Endorsements

Export Endorsement Certificate £82.00

Last updated: Thu 25 April, 2024 @ 12:15