Guidance

Movement Assistance Scheme: get help with moving agrifood goods to Northern Ireland

Get advice and help to meet new requirements if you're a trader, and understand how you can claim money back if you provide an inspection and certification service.

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The Movement Assistance Scheme means that if you’re a:

  • trader moving agrifood goods from Great Britain to Northern Ireland, you do not need to pay for some inspections and certificates
  • official veterinarian or other certifier, you must not charge for some inspections and certificates - you can invoice the government for these costs

The following types of goods are included in the Movement Assistance Scheme:

  • live animals and animal products
  • plants and plant products
  • some categories of high risk food and feed not of animal origin
  • organic products
Published 2 March 2021
Last updated 6 April 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added that some categories of high risk food and feed not of animal origin as goods now included in the scheme.

  2. First published.