M 5.3 - Sanitary Licence - Seafood and seafood products

Description This measure consists in obtaining a sanitary licence for the import of fish, seafood or products of aquatic origin. The request is submitted to the National Institute for the Inspection of Seafood (INIP). After a technical analysis, a technical opinion will be issed, and barring any impediment, an import licence is issued.
Comments Legislation is planned regarding import of live aquatic animals, therefore it is recommended that INIP be consulted for import of these as the rules may change.
Agency National Institute of Seafood Inspection
Export/Import Import
UN Code A14 - Authorization requirement for SPS reasons for importing certain products
Measure Type Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
Procedures
Name Summary Category
P 5.3 Sanitary Licence for Fish and Aquatic Products Sanitary License for Seafood and Products of Aquatic Origin Import
Commodities

This measure applies to the following commodities.

HS Code Description
02109200 Meat and edible meat offal; salted, in brine, dried or smoked; edible flours, meals of meat or meat offal, of whales, dolphins, porpoises (of order Cetacea); manatees, dugongs (of order Sirenia); seals, sea lions, and walruses (of suborder Pinnipedia)
03021100 Fish; fresh or chilled, trout (Salmo trutta, Oncorhynchus mykiss, Oncorhynchus clarki, Oncorhynchus aguabonita, Oncorhynchus gilae, Oncorhynchus apache and Oncorhynchus chrysogaster), excluding fillets, fish meat of 0304, and edible fish offal of 0302.9
03021300 Fish; fresh or chilled, Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, Oncorhynchus keta, Oncorhynchus tschawytscha, Oncorhynchus kisutch, Oncorhynchus masou, Oncorhynchus rhodurus), not fillets, meat of 0304, and edible fish offal of 0302.9
03021400 Fish; fresh or chilled, Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and Danube salmon (Hucho hucho), excluding fillets, fish meat of 0304, and edible fish offal of subheadings 0302.91 to 0302.99
03021900 Fish; fresh or chilled, salmonidae, n.e.c. in item no. 0302.1, excluding fillets, fish meat of 0304, and edible fish offal of subheadings 0302.91 to 0302.99
03022100 Fish; fresh or chilled, halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides, Hippoglossus hippoglossus, Hippoglossus stenolepis), excluding fillets, fish meat of 0304, and edible fish offal of subheadings 0302.91 to 0302.99
03022200 Fish; fresh or chilled, plaice (Pleuronectes platessa), excluding fillets, fish meat of 0304, and edible fish offal of subheadings 0302.91 to 0302.99
03022300 Fish; fresh or chilled, sole (Solea spp.), excluding fillets, fish meat of 0304, and edible fish offal of subheadings 0302.91 to 0302.99
03022400 Fish; fresh or chilled, turbots (Psetta maxima, Scophthalmidae), excluding fillets, fish meat of 0304, and edible fish offal of subheadings 0302.91 to 0302.99
03022900 Fish; fresh or chilled, flat fish, n.e.c. in item no. 0302.2, excluding fillets, fish meat of 0304, and edible fish offal of subheadings 0302.91 to 0302.99
03023100 Fish; fresh or chilled, albacore or longfinned tunas (Thunnus alalunga), excluding fillets, fish meat of 0304, and edible fish offal of subheadings 0302.91 to 0302.99
03023200 Fish; fresh or chilled, yellowfin tunas (Thunnus albacares), excluding fillets, fish meat of 0304, and edible fish offal of subheadings 0302.91 to 0302.99
03023300 Fish; fresh or chilled, skipjack or stripe-bellied bonito, excluding fillets, fish meat of 0304, and edible fish offal of subheadings 0302.91 to 0302.99
03023400 Fish; fresh or chilled, bigeye tunas (Thunnus obesus), excluding fillets, fish meat of 0304, and edible fish offal of subheadings 0302.91 to 0302.99
03023500 Fish; fresh or chilled, Atlantic and Pacific bluefin tunas (Thunnus thynnus, Thunnus orientalis), excluding fillets, fish meat of 0304, and edible fish offal of subheadings 0302.91 to 0302.99