Guidance for exporters

Guidance for exporters on how to fill in Export Application Form (ET169)

If you are applying for a block of certificates

You only need to answer these questions:

  • Applications for block certificates only, number of certificates required
  • Exporters name
  • Exporters application reference number

You can leave the rest of the form blank.

If you are applying for an individual certificate

You will need to answer every question in this form.

General information

Exporters application reference number

Enter your reference number, such as an invoice number. You might need this if you contact APHA about a specific certificate.

Details of OV/EHO and Method of Final Delivery

Email address of the OV/EHO

If you want the certificate to be emailed to the OV or EHO, you only need to fill in their email address, and the certificates will be sent to them by encrypted email.

Address where certification is being sent if dispatched by an alternative method to email

If you want the certificate to be sent to the OH/EVA by encrypted email, enter NA.

If you want the certificate to be sent by post, enter their address.

Name of the exporter who will be signing the export certificate (if known) and name and address of the veterinary practice/local authority

Enter the name and address of the OV or EHO – if you want the certificate to be sent by email or in the post.

Telephone number of the OV/EHO

Enter the full telephone number – if you want the certificate sent by email or in the post.

Method of final certificate delivery if dispatched by an alternative method to email

If you want the certificates delivered by email, you can leave this question blank.