Pig movement licences
Specific licences are required for all movements (except direct for slaughter or veterinary treatment).
In order to obtain a movement licence please contact:
Thie Slieau Whallian
+44 1624 685844
Details required for a movement licence are:
- Name, address and holding number of departure and destination
- Date of intended movement
- Numbers and details of pigs
- Purpose of Movement (sale / breeding)
DEFA Agriculture requires 1 working day's notice for a Movement Licence.
The licence will be issued to the Holding of Departure and must travel with the animal(s). The licence must be kept by the Holding of Destination for a period of 6 months and shall during that period produce the licence on demand to an inspector.
Movements direct to slaughter do not require a licence and movements for veterinary treatment are covered by a general licence available to download on this page.