Port Health Charges

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The port health and food safety charges for 2022/23.  These are reviewed annually and increases are implemented from 01 April each financial year. 

Ship Sanitation Inspection


Dover Port Health Authority operates between the core hours of 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays). Ship Sanitation Inspections can be arranged during these hours. 

Please contact our office to arrange an inspection.Please call us on 01304 872216 or email porthealth@dover.gov.uk.

Gross Tonnage of vessel

Charges (£)

Up to 1,000

110

1,001 to 3,000

150

3,001 to 10,000

220

10,001 to 20,000

285

20,001 to 30,000

365

Over 30,000

425

Vessels with the capacity to carry between 50 and 1,000 persons

425

Vessels with the capacity to carry more than 1,000 persons

725

Extension of a Ship Sanitation Certificate

80

Referral Inspection

109.50 

Document Check Charges


High Risk Food Not of Animal Origin

Common Health Entry Document (CHED D)

£58

Plastic Kitchenware - China and Hong Kong Control Measures

Plastics Declaration Document (PDD)

£58

Organic Import Controls

Certificate of inspection (COI)

£45

IUU Products

Dover Port Health Authority uses a per consignment basis for its charges. Where multiple catch certificates are submitted for the same consignment which includes high and low risk country certificates, the higher risk charge will be applied. 

No of Catch Certificates High Risk Charge (£) Low Risk Charge (£)

1 - 5 Certificates

48.50

21.50

6 - 10 Certificates

65

38

11 - 20 Certificates

82.50

48.50

21+ Certificates

90

60

POAO Products

 

POAO Products

Charges (£)

Up to 6 tonnes

56

7 - 46 tonnes

£9 per tonne

46 tonnes and over

419

All products from New Zealand:

 

up to 6 tonnes

43

7 - 46 tonnes

£7 per tonne

46 tonnes and over

325

Intensified Official Controls, Enhanced checks (i.e. Brazil meat) and Protective Measures (Additional Physical Checks (Risk Categories as per Annex I to Commision Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2129))

 

Charges (£)

Risk category II products (30%)

65

Risk category III products (15%)

79

Risk category IV products (5%)

88

Risk category V products (1%)

91

Identity, Physical Check and Sampling Charges


Activity

Charge (£)

Identity, Physical Check and Sampling 131
Courier Cost varies depending on courier
Analyst Fees - assigned by laboratory Cost varies depending on test

Non-Compliance Charges


Activity

Charge (£)

Non-Compliance Fee 132
Supervising Destruction/Re-export Fee 114.50
Formal Verification/Movement Control Notice 66

Admin Fee



Activity

Charge (£)

Late Notification Fee 89
Admin Fee: Inputting Organic Import onto PHILIS DES 15
Admin fee

92

Admin fee for CHEDs not presented on IPAFFS 15

Water Sampling On Board Vessels


Activity

Charge (£)

First Sample

131

Additional Samples - Bacteriological

Each Further sample charge in accordance with lab fees

Additional Samples - Legionella

Each Further sample charge in accordance with lab fees

Chemical Samples

Each Further sample charge in accordance with lab fees

Unsound Food Examinations


Activity

Charge (£)

Not exceeding 1 metric tonne

131

Exceeding 1 metric tonne

245.50

Export Ceritificates


Activity

Charge (£)

First 2 hours (minimum)

70

Per hour or part thereafter

33

Additional Charges


All Products

Charge (£)

Hourly Rate

92

Postage of Returned Documents

5

Photocopies

1

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