exporting plant material

From 1st January 2021 new controls will be placed on the movement of goods between the EU and UK, but also Great Britain and Northern Ireland.  

The changes below will apply from 1st January 2021: 

  • All plants for planting and machinery associated with agriculture and forestry exported from England, Scotland and Wales to the EU and Northern Ireland, will be subject to EU import controls
  • Some plants and plant materials will be prohibited from entering the EU and Northern Ireland

Learn more about the changes.