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Requirements for Ornamental Importers

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Registration of Ornamental Importers is a requirement in accordance with Article 4 of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/691.

If you intend to import ornamental aquatic animals either for on-growing / onward supply or personal use you must first register with the Marine Institute as an ornamental importer.

Click here to register as an importer of ornamental fish. 


Please see the following information in relation to:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Ornamental Imports 

General information on importing Ornamental Fish/Shellfish/Crustaceans 

Certification Requirements for Ornamental Imports 

Countries to Import From