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Foods and Associated Industries – Inspections, Approvals & Health Guarantees


Requests for health guarantees for exporting fishery products packed by approved and competent South African operators and for imports for approval certificates:

Country​ Approved List

Approved Local Establishments

List

Approved Local Vessels

List

Approved EU List

List

Approved Chinese List

List

Approved Thailand List

Approved establishments from Thailand

Approved Russian List

http://www.fsvps.ru/fsvps/importExport/uar/enterprises.html?productType=7&_language=en

 

 

 


The table below indicates the minimum time that is required to perform the necessary inspections/operations to enable  the issue of a health guarantee or approvals and also indicates the format of the application that has to submitted to one of the offices above to enable such a health guarantee:

​​Product/Service Required
Notification Period Required Download

NRCS registration Form for New Client

Before service can be delivered

NRCS registration form

Register as a levy payer or to have an account with NRCS

Before service can be delivered

NRCS Levy Registration form
 

AA 72 Credit application

Requirements for Export of Fish of fish fishery product
 

Export inspection queries

Before service can be delivered
 
 

Daily

General export  Process
 
  

Exports.Inspectionwc@nrcs.org.za

Health guarantee for Canned fishery products

10 work days

Inspection Request form

Final Loading form

Health guarantee for Frozen Fishery products

 

10 work days

Inspection Request form

Final Loading form   

Exports.certificationwc@nrcs.org.za

Exports.Inspectionwc@nrcs.org.za

Health guarantee for chilled fish or live
Fishery products
 
 
 

Email Address for export request

Before 14:00 on the day it is to be exported, but before loading to enable inspection as necessary on condition that for Fridays and for weekends it must reach the office before 12:00 on a Friday
Daily Basis
Live and Chilled Fish  Inspection and Certificate request
 
 

Exports.certificationwc@nrcs.org.za

Requirements for Imports  of Fish of fish fishery product
 

Import queries

Before service can be delivered
 

Daily Basis

General import requirements
 

IMPORTSCT@nrcs.org.za

Approvals for imported fishery products
 
 
 
 

Email Address for Imports request

10 working days
 
 
 

Daily Basis

BF 72 – Sampling Request
 
Bill of Entry/Customs Notification document
SAD 500
Packing List
 

IMPORTSCT@nrcs.org.za

Approvals of canned products
 
 
 

Email Address for Imports request

21 working days
 
 
 
 
 

Daily Basis

BF 72 – Sampling Request
 
Bill of Entry/Customs Notification document
SAD 500
Packing List

IMPORTSCT@nrcs.org.za

Approvals of Canned products (part of the Thailand Reduced Inspections)
 
 
 
 

Email Address for Imports request

3 working days
 
 
 
 
 
 

Daily Basis

BF 72 – Sampling Request
 
Bill of Entry/Customs Notification document
SAD 500
Packing List
Original Health Certificate

IMPORTSCT@nrcs.org.za