Guidelines to making your racing and breeding business Brexit-ready
EU legislation (EC 952/2013 Article 227)
internal transit procedure… Union goods may be moved from one point to another
within the customs territory of the Union and pass through a country of
territory outside that customs territory without change in their customs
to avail of this procedure, a TAD document must be raised in the New
Computerised Transit System (NCTS) which must accompany the mare to prove EU
origin status when passing through a third country (the UK).
potential duty / VAT liability must be guaranteed by means of a Comprehensive
Guarantee and the TAD document must be discharged on arrival.
will remain in the Common Transit Convention, which allows goods to be
fast-tracked for transit through third countries under a TAD document and
removing the requirement for additional import and/or export declarations when
passing through multiple customs territories.
Current EU rules on the movement of equines between EU Member
States require that the animals being moved are inspected by an official
veterinarian and accompanied by a veterinary health certificate, issued on the
EU TRACES system, and an Equine ID document (passport) issued by a Passport
Issuing Organisation (PIO).
The current Tripartite Agreement (TPA), which is an agreement between Ireland,
the UK and France, allows for the movement and trade of horses between the
three countries without undergoing veterinary inspections and without health
certificates. As the TPA is based on EU
legislation, it will fall on the UK's exit from the EU.
Comprehensive Guarantee Guide
information is intended for guidance only.
If you are involved in exporting/importing horses between the UK and the
EU, it is recommended that you consider whether you need separate professional
advice before making specific preparations.