Date of issue: 3 March 2022
Date of effect: 10 March 2022
Reference Number: MAA2022-01
Industries—Industry bodies – Seafood Export Consultative Committee
Export registered establishments
Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment — Central and Regional offices
To notify registered export establishments and exporters of the availability of health certificates for the export fish and fish products to Morocco from 10 March 2022.
Summary of key points
- The department has negotiated with Morocco’s Office National de Sécurité Sanitaire des Produits Alimentaires (ONSSA) export certification for the export of fin fish, crustaceans and molluscs.
- From 10 March 2022, exporters may request the M587 certificate template for the export of fin fish. The M588 template is available for the export of crustaceans and molluscs.
- The department recommends exporters confirm with their importers regarding the eligibility of specific products and requirement for an import permit prior to export.
- The Manual of Importing Country Requirements (Micor) will be updated to reflect the new market access.
Contact ExportStandards@agriculture.gov.au if you have any queries.
The information provided in this advice is current at the time of writing and is intended for use as guidance only and should not be taken as definitive or exhaustive. The Commonwealth endeavours to keep information current and accurate, however, it may be subject to change without notice. Exporters are encouraged to verify these details with their importers prior to undertaking production/exports. The Commonwealth will not accept liability for any loss resulting from reliance on information contained in this notice.