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You may need to follow certain rules or get certificates to bring some animals, plants or food into Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland).
There are different rules if you are bringing food, animals or plants into Northern Ireland.
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There are rules you must follow when importing other animals, including reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates.
There are rules you must follow when importing animals that are not native to the UK.
Check what plants you can bring into the UK and any rules you may need to follow.
Check that the seller can provide a ‘phytosanitary’ (plant health) certificate before you buy any plants from outside the UK.
Contact the Animal and Plant Health Agency if you have specific questions.
Animal and Plant Health Agency
Telephone: 0300 1000 313
Find out about call charges
Check what food you can bring into the UK and any rules you may need to follow.
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