Pre-notification of consignments

Published 11.11.2013     Modified 11.11.2013

All consignments imported from third countries shall be notified to the NFSA. Certain fresh fruits and vegetables are exempted from this requirement.

The consignments shall be pre-notified to the NFSA 24 hours prior to the arrival of the goods. Foods of animal origin shall be pre-notified in TRACES, while foods of non-animal origin in general shall be notified in Mattilsynets skjematjenester. Some foods of non-animal origin associated with a certain risk shall be pre-notified in TRACES.

There are no requirements for pre-notification of consignments from the EU or EEA countries.

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