Fish Health Approval
If you operate one of the following types of aquaculture establishments, you must obtain Fish Health Approval (FHA) from the Marine Institute in compliance with the EU Animal Health Regulation.
|Type of Aquaculture Establishment||Link to Apply for FHA|
|Fish, mollusc or crustacean farm||Online Application|
|Aquaculture processing business which carries out sanitary slaughter||Online Application|
|Purification or dispatch centre||Submit Application Form to firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Treatment Vessels||Submit Application Form to email@example.com|
|Quarantine facility||Online Application|
|Commercial aquarium||Online Application|
|Ornamental fish wholesaler||Online Application|
Public registers of approved establishments are published here by the Marine Institute.
Fish Health Approval is a requirement under Article 176 of the EU Animal Health Regulation 2016/429.
Operators of Put and Take Fisheries are required to register under Article 172 of Regulation (EU) 2016/429 with the Marine Institute prior to commencing activities on site by completing and submitting this application form.
All Wellboats and Specialist Transporters must also be registered with the Marine Institute, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application form.
Please contact email@example.com if you have any queries on Fish Health Approval or Registration.