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Export of Pigs from the Isle of Man

If you are planning to export pigs - The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture ('DEFA') Agriculture requires the following information at least *3 working days prior to the lairage, in order to prepare the 'Export Health Certificate':

  • Official ear mark
  • Breed
  • Sex
  • Date of birth
  • Name and address of exporter
  • Address of lairage premises
  • Name and address of destination
  • Whether the cattle are going to a show / sale
  • Name of certifying Veterinary Officer together with date/time of lairage
  • Name of the Transporter and their authorisation number

* For email applications please allow 3 working days’ notice; for any other type of application (for example, post or fax) please allow 4 working days.

Application form for export of Pigs is available to download.

Please ensure your haulier has the appropriate transport authorisation to transport the animals.

Please contact:

Animal Health Team – Regulation Directorate

Thie Slieau Whallian

Foxdale Road

St John's


Telephone:+44 1624 685844

Email:Send Email

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture is committed to ensuring that its services are accessible to all. If you require these documents in an alternative format and / or language please contact us to discuss your needs.

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