Register for the electronic application for phytosanitary certification (EAPC) service

Use this form to request access to the EAPC service so you can apply online for phytosanitary certificates.

This publication was withdrawn on

This application is no longer in use. Please use the new Apply for timber and wood export certificates service, and get guidance on Export wood, wood products and bark from Great Britain.

Applies to England, Scotland and Wales



Electronic Application for Phytosanitary Certification (EAPC) allows you to apply online for phytosanitary certificates for the export of controlled wood, wood products and bark to third countries.

How to register

Complete and sign the form to return to the Forestry Commission Plant Health Service. You can email a scanned copy to:

Or post a printed copy to:

Forestry Commission
Cross Border Plant Health Service
Silvan House
231 Corstorphine Road
EH12 7AT

Published 26 September 2018
Last updated 19 January 2021 + show all updates
  1. Update to reflect post brexit information

  2. Update to the form page to provide clear details on how to apply for the electronic service.

  3. First published.