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Eggs

Vanuatu

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1. Preconditions for market access

1.1 Establishment registration

Establishments are required to be export registered to export eggs from Australia to Vanuatu.

1.2 Overseas listing

Establishments are not required to be establishment listed to export eggs from Australia to Vanuatu.

Initial listing procedure
Required?
Export registration with the DepartmentYes
Establishment listing required for VanuatuNo

1.3 General information

An import permit is required for eggs exported from Australia to Vanuatu.

The validity of the permit is subject to change as determined by Vanuatu.

Biosecurity Vanuatu reserves the right to revoke permits or change the import conditions at any time without prior notice.

2. Operational requirements

2.1 Operational requirements additional to Australia's export legislation

Vanuatu has no known additional requirements.

2.2 Microbial and residue sampling

Vanuatu has no known additional requirements for microbial and residue sampling of eggs and egg products that differ from those required in the Export Control (Eggs and Egg Products) Rules 2021.

3. Documentation requirements

3.1 Cage, barn and free-range table eggs

Health certificate for eggs and egg products

For eggs and egg products produced for human consumption, use Health Certificate template EX46EG.

EX46 embedded endorsement

I hereby certify that to the best of my knowledge the conditions or restrictions applicable under the inspection system prescribed under the Export Control Act have been complied with in respect of the prescribed goods described above, being goods that are:

  • In sound condition
  • Fit for human consumption
  • Of Australian origin
Additional endorsement 5186

The entire consignment was sourced from birds which were kept in a country or state that is free of Highly Pathogenic Notifiable Avian Influenza (HPNAI) and Newcastle disease according to the OIE Code Articles 10.4.3 and 10.9.14 respectively, either since hatched or for at least the past 21 days.

The products in the consignment do not contain any substances harmful to human health and have been commercially processed, prepared, packaged, and transported according to the public health legislative requirements of Australia.

3.2 Egg products that are not heat treated

There is no agreed certification for export of non-heat-treated eggs and egg products into Vanuatu.

3.3 Egg products that are heat treated

There is no agreed certification for the export of heat-treated eggs and egg products into Vanuatu.

3.4 Manufacturing grade products

There is no agreed certification for export of manufacturing grade eggs and egg products into Vanuatu.

3.5 Consignments under 10 kg and trade samples

Vanuatu has no known requirements for consignments under 10 Kg and trade samples that differ from those required in the Export Control (Eggs and Egg Products) Rules 2021. Please contact your importer for more information before sending a consignment under or equal to 10 Kg.

4. Import procedures

4.1 Import permit

An import permit is required for table eggs exported from Australia to Vanuatu.

4.2 Port of entry inspection and testing

Upon arrival the material will be inspected, and any consignment found to be non-compliant with the specified conditions may be seized, treated, destroyed or re-exported at the owner's expense.

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

5.1 Packaging

Vanuatu has no known specific requirements for packaging in addition to those provided in the Export Control (Eggs and Egg Products) Rules 2021.

5.2 Labelling

Vanuatu has no known specific requirements for labelling in addition to those provided in the Export Control (Eggs and Egg Products) Rules 2021.

  • Nutritional claims: Not applicable
  • Dual Language: Not applicable

5.3 Shelf life

Vanuatu has no known specific requirements for shelf life.

5.4 Use-by date

Vanuatu has no known specific requirements for use-by dates.

5.5 Shipping marks

Vanuatu has no known specific requirements for shipping marks.

6. Shipping and air freight requirements

6.1 Refrigeration, transfer and loadout

Eggs and egg products must be transported to ensure their condition and integrity is maintained in accordance with the requirements of the Export Control (Eggs and Egg Products) Rules 2021.

7. Additional documentation available

No additional documents required.

8. Definitions

Not applicable.

Latest updates

28/06/2022 - Page first published.
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Last updated: 28/09/2022 10:09 AMCreated: 28/06/2022 8:45 AM