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EU approval ( For exporting Fish and Fish Products to EU countries)

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Procedure NameEU approval ( For exporting Fish and Fish Products to EU countries)

Category                                                          : Approval   

Renewal Frequency of the License          : Not applicable   

Issuing Agency                                              : Directorate General, Health & Consumers, EU Commission


Incumbent Office 
Name: Department of Fisheries (DOF), Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock
Address: 13, Sohid Captain Monsur Ali Sharani, Matshya Bhaban
                Ramna, Dhaka-1000
Phone: +88-02-9562861
 Fax: +88-02-9568398  


Legal Basis of the certificate: Fish and Fish Products (Inspection and Quality Control) Rules 1997

Issuance of EU Approval  


Required documents



Application in Company’s Letter Head Pad requesting for EU Approval



License from DOF  

A copy of original duly attested by a First Class gazette officer


Process Steps

Step 1

Applicant applies for EU Approval to the Director General of Department of Fishers.  

Step 2

Fish Inspection and Quality Control (FIQC), DOF process the Application.   

Step 3

EU Approval Committee earlier formed in Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock conducts inspection.   

Step 4

After getting Ministry’s approval, DG, DOF sends a prayer with a prescribed From to the Director General; Health & Consumers of EU.   

Step 5

Director General; Health & Consumers of EU submits to the EU Common Forum

Step 6

If Common Forum accepts the Application, applicant’s name/ID is uploaded in EU webpage.

Step 7

EU approval committee waits for 1 month if any objection arises.

Step 8

If there is no objection, EU approval committee approves the application.

Step 9

DOF informs the applicants through a letter to the regional office.


Approximate Processing Time for issuing the allotment : 2-3 months


Process Map


CategoryDepartment of Fisheries (DOF)

The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
Application form for License for Fish Exporters will be submitted to the Deputy Director,Fish Inspector and Quality Control, Department of Fisheries Dhaka/Chittagong/Khulna.Copy of the treasury Challan of BDT 300 will be attached to application form.19-08-201509-10-2017Ministry of Fisheries and LivestockThis is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
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