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Please note that charges for products of animal origin are reviewed and implemented at the start of each calendar year.

All other charges are reviewed and implemented at the start of each financial year.

Please check this page regularly for updates or amendments outside the specified review dates.

Common Veterinary Entry Document (CVED) - products of animal origin

​The charges for veterinary checks on Products of Animal Origin have been harmonised in euros in accordance with Council Regulation 882/2004 and the conversion rate in the first C series. The current rate is 1 euro=£0.91973.

All products

  • Up to 6 tonnes £50.60
  • 7- 46 tonnes £8.28 per tonne
  • 46 tonnes and over £386.28

All products from New Zealand

  • Up to 6 tonnes £39.21
  • 7 - 46 tonnes £6.41 per tonne
  • 46 tonnes and over £299.84

Bulk fishery products and feed of animal origin or by-products

  • Up to 500 tonnes £551.84
  • Up to 1,000 tonnes £1,103.68
  • Up to 2,000 tonnes £2,207.37
  • More than 2,000 tonnes £3,311.03

Re-enforced Checks, Enhanced Checks (i.e. Brazil meat) and Protective Measures

Additional Physical Check (as per Annex I to Commission Decision 94/360/EC)

  • Category I products (20%) - £67.63
  • Category II products (50%) - £42.27
  • Category III products (10%) - £76.09

If sampled

  • Admin fee - £84.54
  • Lab fee - Assigned by lab

Transits through the community

  • Minimum £84.54
  • Per additional quarter hour £21.13

Admin for CVEDs not presented on TRACES

  • £10 per CVED entered
  • £1 per photocopy document

Late notification fee £84.00

Common Entry Document (CED) - high risk non animal origin

London Port Health Authority fees for official controls carried out on imports of certain feed and food of non-animal origin that require a Common Entry Document (CED) are set out below together with the analytical fees. Please note that analytical fees may vary if alternative laboratories are used.

  • Documentary check £54.10
  • Sampling less than 10 sub-samples £82.96
  • Sampling 10-59 sub-samples £104.09
  • Sampling 60 or more sub-samples £146.37
  • Non-compliance charge £123.19
  • Supervisory fee for disposals £169.08
  • Late notification fee £84.00
  • Analyst fee - Assigned by lab

Inspection charges for Ship Sanitation Certificates and Exemptions

London Port Health Authority is authorised to issue both certificates for vessels at all ports and terminals within its district. It can also extend existing certificates in certain circumstances. Please contact the appropriate port office giving as much notice as possible.

Tonnes

  • Up to 1,000 £95
  • 1,001 - 3,000 £130
  • 3,001 - 10,000 £200
  • 10,001 - 20,000 £255
  • 20,001 - 30,000 £3230
  • Over 30,000 £390

Exceptions

Vessels carrying 50 to 1,000 persons £390
Vessels carrying more than 1,000 persons £665
Extension of SSC £65

Inspection following notification from another Competent Authority of conditions on board requiring further investigation £65

London Port Health Authority operates between the core hours of 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) and 8am to 2pm Saturday and Sunday. Sanitation certificates can be arranged outside these hours however additional charges will apply. Please contact our local office to confirm any additional charge.

Radiation - Japanese control measures

Products of animal origin £202

Non-animal origin £54.10

Sampled non-animal origin
Identity & Sampling £82.96 (Minimal sample plus officer time)
Analysis - Assigned by lab
Non-Compliance £123.19
Supervisory Fee for Disposal £169.08

Late notification fee £84

Guar Gum from India

Documentary check (CED) £54.10
Sampling (exc. analysis) £82.96 (Minimal sample plus officer time)
Analytical cost - Assigned by lab
Non-compliance £123.19
Supervisory fee for disposal £169.08

Late notification fee £84.00

Plastic kitchenware - China and Hong Kong Control Measures

​1- 5 Certificates £43.75
6 -10 Certificates £62.35
11 - 20 Certificates £86.42
21+ Certificates £110.48
Identity, Physical Check and Sampling £66.72
Analytical cost - Assigned by lab
Confirmatory test for nylon - Assigned by lab
Non-Compliance £123.19
Supervisory Fee for Disposal £169.08

Late Notification fee £84.00

Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (IUU)

Number of certificates

1 - 5 High Risk £43.75 Low Risk £21.88
6 - 10 High Risk £65.63 Low Risk £38.28
11 - 20 High Risk £76.57 Low Risk £49.22
21+ High Risk £87.51 Low Risk £60.16

Formal Verification/Movement Control Notice £84.54

Per additional quarter hour £21.13

Non-Compliance £123.19

Late Notification fee £84.00

London Port Health Authority uses a per consignment basis for its charges. Where multiple catch certificates are submitted for the same consignment which include high and low risk country certificates, the higher risk charge is applied.

Genetically modified (GM) controls in rice and rice products from China

Documentary check £54.10
Identity check, physical check and sampling £82.96

Analyst fee
Full sample (raw material)  - Assigned by lab
Reduced sample (processed product) - Assigned by lab
Non-compliance £123.19
Supervisory fee for disposal £169.08

Late notification fee £84

Organic import controls

​Current national flat rate £45.00

Late Notification fee £84.00

Movement Control (with effect from the 1st of July 2019) £123.19

Non-compliance charge £123.19

Water sampling on vessels and other charges

First sample £105.68
Additional* £21.14 (Recommended total 2)
First Legionella £158.83
Additional* £74.29

*Price on request for multiple samples over 5

Other charges

Disposal collection fee

Up to 0.9 tonnes in 3.5 T lorry     £229.44
Up to 1.5 tonnes in 7.5 T lorry     £229.44
Up to 10 tonnes in a 18 T lorry    £279.45 
Up to 20 tonnes in artic              £375.00

Disposal by incineration NAO £0.25 per kg

Disposal by incineration POAO £0.34 per kg

Composting, recycling, and energy recovery are also available upon request.

Staff hourly rate £84.54

Certificate of Destruction £25

Non-compliance charge for all products without an official import declaration £123.19


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