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Give prior notification to land fish in the EU

From 1 January 2021, you'll need to give prior notification before you land fish directly from your UK flagged vessel in an EU designated port.

The UK has left the EU

This page tells you what you'll need to do from 1 January 2021. It'll be updated if anything changes.

You can read about the transition period.

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Exempt Prior Notification

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Prior Notification

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Details

From 1 January 2021, you’ll need to fill in the prior notification form and email it to your destination designated EU port. You’ll need to send it:

  • for frozen fish, at least 72 hours before landing - you can fill in the form before the transition period ends for any exports planned afterwards
  • for fresh fish, at least 4 hours before landing
Published 28 February 2019
Last updated 21 October 2019 + show all updates
  1. Brexit update

  2. Updated attachments

  3. Updated PDFs added

  4. Updated in line with Brexit guidance

  5. PDF Form updated

  6. First published.