Export animal hair, pig bristles, wool, mohair or products from scouring to India: certificate 5671

Apply online to export UK animal hair, pig bristles, wool, mohair and products derived from scouring to India.

Exporting from England, Scotland and Wales

If you’re in England, Scotland or Wales, you must apply for this export health certificate (EHC) using the online service.

If you’re in Northern Ireland, you must apply to DAERA.

1. Check what you need for your export

Find out about the requirements for export in the guidance notes.

Download a specimen certificate EHC 5671, version 1: Export animal hair, pig bristles, wool, mohair or products from scouring to India.

2. Apply online

You’ll need:

  • a Government Gateway account
  • a Defra account

If you don’t already have them you’ll need to register for these accounts, and so will your official vet or inspector.

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Registration takes around 5 minutes. Official vets and inspectors will also need to have their registration checked by APHA.

Register and sign in as an official vet or inspector.

Read the accessibility statement for this service.

Applying online means you can:

  • see the status of your applications
  • always use the latest version of the EHC
  • copy existing applications
  • apply for blocks of certificates

Exporting from Northern Ireland

If you’re in Northern Ireland you’ll need to upload your application for DAERA.

  1. Find out about the requirements for export in the guidance notes.

  2. Download and fill in EHC 5671, version 1: Export animal hair, pig bristles, wool, mohair or products from scouring to India.

  3. Upload your application.

Make sure you use the latest version of the EHC as they are sometimes updated. The latest version is on this page.

If you do not use the latest version, DAERA will not accept your application.

Help with your application

In England, Scotland and Wales, call APHA on 03000 200 301.

In Northern Ireland, call DAERA on 02877442060.

Find out about call charges.

Published 30 November 2018
Last updated 27 August 2020 + show all updates
  1. Exporters in England, Scotland and Wales can now only apply for this export health certificate by using the online service. Exporters in Northern Ireland will continue to apply by uploading their application for DAERA.

  2. Added a link to EHC online - a new digital service that allows exporters to apply for and manage their export health certificates online.

  3. First published.