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1. Preconditions for market access

1.1 Import permit

Exporters are advised that importers in Saudi Arabia need to seek formal permission to import Australian table eggs from the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA).

1.2 Establishment registration

1.3 Production of eggs and egg products

Production of shell eggs
Production of egg products

1.4 Labelling and packaging

1.5 Use-by date and shelf life

1.6 Documentation requirements

Exporter update(24/08/2020)

The availability of some export certification may be affected due to the detections of notifiable avian influenza in Victoria in July and August 2020. Please refer to the latest Market Access Advice issued for the most up-to-date information on currently affected certificates. To obtain a copy, please

For eggs and egg products, use EX46SA certificate with endorsement 5132

EX46SA Embedded endorsement 5132

The eggs/egg products are safe and fit for human consumption. The eggs/egg products were handled in an establishment that has been subjected to inspections by the competent authority in the country of origin and implements a food safety management system based on HACCP principles or an equivalent system. Good veterinary practices have been applied in the use of veterinary medicines (including growth promoters) and agriculture chemicals in poultry, and any residues in eggs/egg products comply with importing country requirements.

1.7 Port-of-entry inspection and testing

2. Operational requirements

3. Documentation requirements

4. Import procedures

5. Packaging, labelling and shipping marks (port marks)

6. Shipping and air freight requirements

7. Additional documentation available

8. Definitions

Latest updates

Last updated: 30/03/2023 10:49 PMCreated: 18/05/2016 11:03 AM