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1. Preconditions for market access

Temporary suspension of FXUA01 (18/12/2020)

The FXUA01 health certificate (Veterinary – sanitary certificate – covering fish, fishery products exported to Ukraine) has been temporarily suspended pending certification negotiations with Ukrainian authorities. The Department is unable to certify consignments of seafood exported to Ukraine and is working to re-establish market access. For more information see MAA 2020-21.

1.1 Establishment listing

Initial listing procedure for edible productsRequired?
Export registrationYes
Establishment listing for UkraineNo
 1.2 Access for products for human consumption
ProductAccess?
FinfishYes; with the exception of whole redfin perch and whole trout
BivalvesYes; with the exception of Sydney rock oysters
CrustaceansYes
EchinodermsYes
GastropodsYes
CephalopodsYes
TunicatesYes
CrocodileNo agreed certification

1.3 Access for non-prescribed goods

ProductAccess?
Technical products pharmaceutical materialNo agreed certification
Rendered productsNo agreed certification
Crocodile skins and hidesNo agreed certification
ShellsNo agreed certification

Non-prescribed goods are not regulated by the Export Control (Fish and Fish Products) Rules 2021.

Furthermore, the Rules do not apply to:

  • liquid fish products exported in a consignment of no more than 10 litres
  • dried fish and dried fish products (other than dried abalone) exported in a consignment of no more than 2 kilograms
  • fish and fish products (other than liquid fish and dried abalone) exported in a consignment of no more than 10 kilograms.
However, the Department may provide an export certificate if one is required by the importing country competent authority.

1.4 Australian products that do not meet Ukrainian official requirements

1.5 Premises and equipment

Ukraine has no known additional requirements for premises and equipment that differ from those required in the Export Control (Fish and Fish Products) Rules 2021.

2. Operational requirements

2.1 General operational requirements

Ukraine has no known additional requirements for specific operations that differ from those required in the Export Control (Fish and Fish Products) Rules 2021.

2.2 Microbial and residue sampling, and maximum acceptable limits

Ukraine has no known additional requirements for microbial sampling of fish and fish products that differ from those required in the Export Control (Fish and Fish Products) Rules 2021.

3. Harvesting and processing

3.1 Sourcing of fish and fish products

Ukraine has no known additional requirements for sourcing of fish and fish products that differ from those required by the Export Control (Fish and Fish Products) Rules 2021.

3.2 Sourcing, slaughter and post-mortem inspection of crocodiles

Ukraine has no agreed requirements for the slaughter and post-mortem inspection of crocodiles.

3.3 Refrigeration, transfer and loadout

Ukraine has no known additional requirements for refrigeration, transfer and loadout that differ from those required by the Export Control (Fish and Fish Products) Rules 2021.

4. Production for human consumption

5. Production of non-prescribed goods

5.1 Non-prescribed goods

Technical products and pharmaceutical material

No agreed certification. Please contact import officials to confirm importing country requirements.

Rendered products

Rendered products are non-prescribed goods and are not regulated by the Export Control (Fish and Fish Products) Rules 2021.

Crocodile skins and hides

Crocodile skins and hides are non-prescribed goods and are not regulated by the Export Control (Fish and Fish Products) Rules 2021.

Shells

Shells are non-prescribed goods and are not regulated by the Export Control (Fish and Fish Products) Rules 2021.

6. Labelling, use-by date, trade description and shipping marks (port marks)

6.1 Labelling and trade description

Ukraine has no known specific requirements for labelling and trade description in addition to those provided in the Export Control (Fish and Fish Products) Rules 2021.

6.2 Use-by date and shelf life restrictions

Ukraine has no known specific requirements for use-by dates and/or shelf life restrictions in addition to Department-administered legislation.

6.3 Shipping marks (port marks)

Ukraine has no known specific requirements for shipping marks (port marks).

7. Documentation requirements for products for human consumption

Temporary suspension of FXUA01 (18/12/2020)

The FXUA01 health certificate (Veterinary – sanitary certificate – covering fish, fishery products exported to Ukraine) has been temporarily suspended pending certification negotiations with Ukrainian authorities. The Department is unable to certify consignments of seafood exported to Ukraine and is working to re-establish market access. For more information see MAA 2020-21.

7.1 Finfish

For finfish, use an FXUA01 Veterinary (Sanitary) Certificate.

The FXUA01 Veterinary Certificate contains the following attestations:

The undersigned official inspector hereby certifies that:

  1. The fish and fishery products are free from the following diseases in fresh water fish and molluscs (OIE-list of fish and molluscs)

    Fish: Spring viraemia of carp (SVC), Infectious haematopoietic necrosis (IHN), Onchorhynchus masu virus disease, Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis (EHN)

    Molluscs: Bonamiosis (Bonamia ostreae, bonamia spp.), Haplosporidiosis (Haplosporidium nelson), Microcytosis (Microcytos mackini, Microcytos roughleyi), Marteiliosis (Marteilia refringens, Marteilia Sydney), Iridovirosis Perkinsosis (Perkinsus marinus, P.Atlanticus, P.Olseni)

  2. This consignment has been found to meet in every respect the requirements on quality and safety, established by the competent authorities of the country of origin, relating to fish and fishery products, with regard to healthy and wholesome fish fit for human consumption, destined for export, and normal time of transport duly considered
  3. Fish and fishery products covered by this certificate originate from officially approved establishments
  4. Frozen fish was not defrosted during storage, has the temperature in the muscle thickness not higher than minus 18°C, does not contain means of preserving, is not contaminated by microorganisms and parasites of species or in amounts which can not be accepted in foodstuffs, was not treated by colouring substances, ionizing or ultraviolet rays. Nematodes of the family Anisakidae have been inactivated by the way of freezing to a temperature in the muscle thickness not higher than minus 18°C for at least 24 hours
  5. Packing material is used for the first time and satisfies the necessary sanitary-hygienic requirements, approved in Australia

7.2 Bivalves

For bivalves, use an FXUA01 Veterinary (Sanitary) Certificate.

The FXUA01 Veterinary Certificate contains the following attestations:

The undersigned official inspector hereby certifies that:

  1. The fish and fishery products are free from the following diseases in fresh water fish and molluscs (OIE-list of fish and molluscs)

    Fish: Spring viraemia of carp (SVC), Infectious haematopoietic necrosis (IHN), Onchorhynchus masu virus disease, Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis (EHN)

    Molluscs: Bonamiosis (Bonamia ostreae, bonamia spp.), Haplosporidiosis (Haplosporidium nelson), Microcytosis (Microcytos mackini, Microcytos roughleyi), Marteiliosis (Marteilia refringens, Marteilia Sydney), Iridovirosis Perkinsosis (Perkinsus marinus, P.Atlanticus, P.Olseni)

  2. This consignment has been found to meet in every respect the requirements on quality and safety, established by the competent authorities of the country of origin, relating to fish and fishery products, with regard to healthy and wholesome fish fit for human consumption, destined for export, and normal time of transport duly considered
  3. Fish and fishery products covered by this certificate originate from officially approved establishments
  4. Frozen fish was not defrosted during storage, has the temperature in the muscle thickness not higher than minus 18°C, does not contain means of preserving, is not contaminated by microorganisms and parasites of species or in amounts which can not be accepted in foodstuffs, was not treated by colouring substances, ionizing or ultraviolet rays. Nematodes of the family Anisakidae have been inactivated by the way of freezing to a temperature in the muscle thickness not higher than minus 18°C for at least 24 hours
  5. Packing material is used for the first time and satisfies the necessary sanitary-hygienic requirements, approved in Australia

7.3 Crustaceans

For crustaceans, use an FXUA01 Veterinary (Sanitary) Certificate.

The FXUA01 Veterinary Certificate contains the following attestations:

The undersigned official inspector hereby certifies that:

  1. The fish and fishery products are free from the following diseases in fresh water fish and molluscs (OIE-list of fish and molluscs)

    Fish: Spring viraemia of carp (SVC), Infectious haematopoietic necrosis (IHN), Onchorhynchus masu virus disease, Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis (EHN)

    Molluscs: Bonamiosis (Bonamia ostreae, bonamia spp.), Haplosporidiosis (Haplosporidium nelson), Microcytosis (Microcytos mackini, Microcytos roughleyi), Marteiliosis (Marteilia refringens, Marteilia Sydney), Iridovirosis Perkinsosis (Perkinsus marinus, P.Atlanticus, P.Olseni)

  2. This consignment has been found to meet in every respect the requirements on quality and safety, established by the competent authorities of the country of origin, relating to fish and fishery products, with regard to healthy and wholesome fish fit for human consumption, destined for export, and normal time of transport duly considered
  3. Fish and fishery products covered by this certificate originate from officially approved establishments
  4. Frozen fish was not defrosted during storage, has the temperature in the muscle thickness not higher than minus 18°C, does not contain means of preserving, is not contaminated by microorganisms and parasites of species or in amounts which can not be accepted in foodstuffs, was not treated by colouring substances, ionizing or ultraviolet rays. Nematodes of the family Anisakidae have been inactivated by the way of freezing to a temperature in the muscle thickness not higher than minus 18°C for at least 24 hours
  5. Packing material is used for the first time and satisfies the necessary sanitary-hygienic requirements, approved in Australia

7.4 Echinoderms

For echinoderms, use an FXUA01 Veterinary (Sanitary) Certificate.

The FXUA01 Veterinary Certificate contains the following attestations:

The undersigned official inspector hereby certifies that:

  1. The fish and fishery products are free from the following diseases in fresh water fish and molluscs (OIE-list of fish and molluscs)

    Fish: Spring viraemia of carp (SVC), Infectious haematopoietic necrosis (IHN), Onchorhynchus masu virus disease, Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis (EHN)

    Molluscs: Bonamiosis (Bonamia ostreae, bonamia spp.), Haplosporidiosis (Haplosporidium nelson), Microcytosis (Microcytos mackini, Microcytos roughleyi), Marteiliosis (Marteilia refringens, Marteilia Sydney), Iridovirosis Perkinsosis (Perkinsus marinus, P.Atlanticus, P.Olseni)

  2. This consignment has been found to meet in every respect the requirements on quality and safety, established by the competent authorities of the country of origin, relating to fish and fishery products, with regard to healthy and wholesome fish fit for human consumption, destined for export, and normal time of transport duly considered
  3. Fish and fishery products covered by this certificate originate from officially approved establishments
  4. Frozen fish was not defrosted during storage, has the temperature in the muscle thickness not higher than minus 18°C, does not contain means of preserving, is not contaminated by microorganisms and parasites of species or in amounts which can not be accepted in foodstuffs, was not treated by colouring substances, ionizing or ultraviolet rays. Nematodes of the family Anisakidae have been inactivated by the way of freezing to a temperature in the muscle thickness not higher than minus 18°C for at least 24 hours
  5. Packing material is used for the first time and satisfies the necessary sanitary-hygienic requirements, approved in Australia

7.5 Gastropods

For gastropods, use an FXUA01 Veterinary (Sanitary) Certificate.

The FXUA01 Veterinary Certificate contains the following attestations:

The undersigned official inspector hereby certifies that:

  1. The fish and fishery products are free from the following diseases in fresh water fish and molluscs (OIE-list of fish and molluscs)

    Fish: Spring viraemia of carp (SVC), Infectious haematopoietic necrosis (IHN), Onchorhynchus masu virus disease, Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis (EHN)

    Molluscs: Bonamiosis (Bonamia ostreae, bonamia spp.), Haplosporidiosis (Haplosporidium nelson), Microcytosis (Microcytos mackini, Microcytos roughleyi), Marteiliosis (Marteilia refringens, Marteilia Sydney), Iridovirosis Perkinsosis (Perkinsus marinus, P.Atlanticus, P.Olseni)

  2. This consignment has been found to meet in every respect the requirements on quality and safety, established by the competent authorities of the country of origin, relating to fish and fishery products, with regard to healthy and wholesome fish fit for human consumption, destined for export, and normal time of transport duly considered
  3. Fish and fishery products covered by this certificate originate from officially approved establishments
  4. Frozen fish was not defrosted during storage, has the temperature in the muscle thickness not higher than minus 18°C, does not contain means of preserving, is not contaminated by microorganisms and parasites of species or in amounts which can not be accepted in foodstuffs, was not treated by colouring substances, ionizing or ultraviolet rays. Nematodes of the family Anisakidae have been inactivated by the way of freezing to a temperature in the muscle thickness not higher than minus 18°C for at least 24 hours
  5. Packing material is used for the first time and satisfies the necessary sanitary-hygienic requirements, approved in Australia

7.6 Cephalopods

For cephalopods, use an FXUA01 Veterinary (Sanitary) Certificate.

The FXUA01 Veterinary Certificate contains the following attestations:

The undersigned official inspector hereby certifies that:

  1. The fish and fishery products are free from the following diseases in fresh water fish and molluscs (OIE-list of fish and molluscs)

    Fish: Spring viraemia of carp (SVC), Infectious haematopoietic necrosis (IHN), Onchorhynchus masu virus disease, Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis (EHN)

    Molluscs: Bonamiosis (Bonamia ostreae, bonamia spp.), Haplosporidiosis (Haplosporidium nelson), Microcytosis (Microcytos mackini, Microcytos roughleyi), Marteiliosis (Marteilia refringens, Marteilia Sydney), Iridovirosis Perkinsosis (Perkinsus marinus, P.Atlanticus, P.Olseni)

  2. This consignment has been found to meet in every respect the requirements on quality and safety, established by the competent authorities of the country of origin, relating to fish and fishery products, with regard to healthy and wholesome fish fit for human consumption, destined for export, and normal time of transport duly considered
  3. Fish and fishery products covered by this certificate originate from officially approved establishments
  4. Frozen fish was not defrosted during storage, has the temperature in the muscle thickness not higher than minus 18°C, does not contain means of preserving, is not contaminated by microorganisms and parasites of species or in amounts which can not be accepted in foodstuffs, was not treated by colouring substances, ionizing or ultraviolet rays. Nematodes of the family Anisakidae have been inactivated by the way of freezing to a temperature in the muscle thickness not higher than minus 18°C for at least 24 hours
  5. Packing material is used for the first time and satisfies the necessary sanitary-hygienic requirements, approved in Australia

7.7 Tunicates

For tunicates, use an FXUA01 Veterinary (Sanitary) Certificate.

The FXUA01 Veterinary Certificate contains the following attestations:

The undersigned official inspector hereby certifies that:

  1. The fish and fishery products are free from the following diseases in fresh water fish and molluscs (OIE-list of fish and molluscs)

    Fish: Spring viraemia of carp (SVC), Infectious haematopoietic necrosis (IHN), Onchorhynchus masu virus disease, Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis (EHN)

    Molluscs: Bonamiosis (Bonamia ostreae, bonamia spp.), Haplosporidiosis (Haplosporidium nelson), Microcytosis (Microcytos mackini, Microcytos roughleyi), Marteiliosis (Marteilia refringens, Marteilia Sydney), Iridovirosis Perkinsosis (Perkinsus marinus, P.Atlanticus, P.Olseni)

  2. This consignment has been found to meet in every respect the requirements on quality and safety, established by the competent authorities of the country of origin, relating to fish and fishery products, with regard to healthy and wholesome fish fit for human consumption, destined for export, and normal time of transport duly considered
  3. Fish and fishery products covered by this certificate originate from officially approved establishments
  4. Frozen fish was not defrosted during storage, has the temperature in the muscle thickness not higher than minus 18°C, does not contain means of preserving, is not contaminated by microorganisms and parasites of species or in amounts which can not be accepted in foodstuffs, was not treated by colouring substances, ionizing or ultraviolet rays. Nematodes of the family Anisakidae have been inactivated by the way of freezing to a temperature in the muscle thickness not higher than minus 18°C for at least 24 hours
  5. Packing material is used for the first time and satisfies the necessary sanitary-hygienic requirements, approved in Australia

7.8 Crocodiles

There is no agreed certification for import of crocodile meat into Ukraine.

8. Documentation requirements for non-prescribed goods

8.1 Technical products and pharmaceutical material

There is no agreed certification for import of technical products and pharmaceutical materials into Ukraine. The Department may not be able to intervene in the event of a detained consignment.

Exporters should check import requirements with their importer or the importing country competent authority prior to shipping any technical products or pharmaceutical material.

8.2 Rendered products

There is no agreed certification for import of rendered products into Ukraine. The Department may not be able to intervene in the event of a detained consignment.

Exporters should check import requirements with their importer or the importing country competent authority prior to shipping any rendered products.

8.3 Crocodile skins and hides

There is no agreed certification for import of crocodile skins and hides into Ukraine. The Department may not be able to intervene in the event of a detained consignment.

Exporters should check import requirements with their importer or the importing country competent authority prior to shipping any crocodile skins and hides.

8.4 Shells

There is no agreed certification for import of shells into Ukraine. The Department may not be able to intervene in the event of a detained consignment.

Exporters should check import requirements with their importer or the importing country competent authority prior to shipping any shells.

9. Shipping and air freight requirements

10. Port-of-entry clearance inspection and testing

11. Definitions

Latest updates

16/06/2021 - References to export legislation have been updated.
18/12/2020 - Notice of temporary suspension of health certificate FXUA01
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Last updated: 19/11/2021 5:50 PMCreated: 15/01/2015 12:29 PM