Export milk and milk products to Mexico: certificate 2578

Use these forms and guidance documents to export food products containing dairy like milk, cheese, butter and whey to Mexico.

Apply for an export health certificate online

Exporters in England, Scotland and Wales can apply for an export health certificate (EHC) online.

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

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

Checks you need for your export

Find out about requirements for export.

Apply online

You’ll need:

  • a Government Gateway account
  • a Defra ID
  • an official vet or inspector with an EHC online account

You will need to create these accounts if you do not already have them.

Start now

Find out how to register as an exporter or an individual.

Find out how to use the service.

Register and sign in as an official vet or inspector.

Find out how to register as an official vet or inspector.

Read the accessibility statement for this service.

Other ways to apply

You can still apply by sending your application to APHA by email or uploading it for DAERA in Northern Ireland.

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, APHA or DAERA will not accept your application.

1. Download and fill in these forms

Find out about requirements for export and for radioactivity in food.

2. Submit your application

Exporters in England, Scotland and Wales, email your application to processingteam@apha.gov.uk.

Exporters in Northern Ireland, upload your application. Check if there are any other forms to submit with your application in the commodity section of the DAERA website.

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 29 November 2018
Last updated 21 June 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added a link to EHC online - a new digital service that allows exporters to apply for and manage their export health certificates online.

  2. First published.