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We are putting in place arrangements to meet all the new rules and requirements which took effect from 1 January 2021.  Whilst there is still further information to come,  current details are as follows:

1.  YAC are registered as an exporter with an EORI number to move goods between GB and the EU.

2.  The most significant change is that all agricultural and forestrymachinery now has to be thoroughly cleaned of all soil and plant residue to then be inspected by APHA (Animal & Plant Health Agency) and issued with a Phytosanitary Certificate.

3.  We have completed an eDomero registration with APHA, enabling us to make applications for the inspections.

4.  APHA require a minimum 7 day advance written notice providing full details of exporter, importer, country of destination, commodity codes, point of entry to EU or NI etc.

5.  A certificate is issued per consignment to the same delivery address, not per item and the cost is £25.52.  Certificates are valid for 14 days.

6.  APHA inspector charges are £63.80 per 15 minutes with a minimum charge of £127.60.

7.  Under the NI Protocol there is no APHA charge for machinery going direct into NI.

8.  We will offer a cleaning service of machinery to be exported to EU and NI together with arranging APHA inspections and Phytosanitary Certificate, in addition to all other export paperwork required.

9.  Vendors are advised to present lots suitable for export in as clean a condition as possible to maximise value and reduce cleaning cost.

10. EU and NI purchasers will need to register with Traces NT with details to match consignments entering EU or NI.

11.  A VAT deposit will now be taken from all EU purchasers which will be refunded on receipt of proof of export.