United Arab Emirates - Export requirements for fish and seafood

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Eligible/Ineligible product


  • All fish and seafood products

Documentation requirements


  • Sanitary Certificate for Fish intended for export to the United Arab Emirates (CFIA/ACIA 5596)

    The following statements/information must be included on the certificate:

    • Product description must indicate whether the product is wild-caught or of aquaculture origin.
    • If the product is of aquaculture origin, the following additional attestation is required and should be included in the description of the product:

      "The cultured product described above has not been fed any pig animal product or derivative of porcine origin."

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