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Importing through Newhaven Port Health

Information about importing food and animal products through Newhaven Port Health.

Lewes District Council's Newhaven Port Health team are currently working with Government, other agencies and local partners to design and implement local policies and procedures to ensure that Newhaven Border Control Post (BCP) provides an excellent, efficient, customer-focussed service.

As Government policy develops, any legislative changes required are made and further guidance is provided, we will upload further information of how our new Newhaven Border Control Post (BCP) will operate.

In the meantime you must continue to check You should also seek support from your import agent, professional advisor or trade association for updates and developments.

To prepare for using our services, email our dedicated Port Health office, We will provide you with information on how to register for our service and invoicing facility.