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

Public ID: PID-G53VQ9

Permit requirements for veterinary biologics in the United States affecting UK exporters

in United States

Trade barrier summary

This affects UK exporters of animal vaccines, antigens and antitoxins for use in diagnosing, treating, or immunising animals in the United States. These products must be issued a permit by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) of the United States Department for Agriculture (USDA) for research, transit shipment, distribution, and sale in the United States.

This may add costs to exporting from the UK to the United States.

Sectors affected

  • Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology



Date reported

5 August 2019

Last updated

18 December 2020

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