This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-B62579

Regulations restrict UK dairy product exports to Costa Rica

in Costa Rica

Trade barrier summary

SENASA (National Animal Health Service) regulates overseas dairy establishments who wish to export to Costa Rica. Their requirements include an individual physical inspection of plants that process dairy products. Documentation requirements include detailed export health certificates (EHCs). DEFRA is working with SENASA to make the regulatory regime work better for UK exporters.

Sectors affected

  • Food and drink


Yes - January 2022

Date reported

29 January 2020

Last updated

1 June 2022

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