Special Imports Scheme Home

This FREE online import application facility is available to veterinary surgeons and wholesale dealers ONLY, who wish to import a medicinal product for veterinary use under the provisions of the Prescribing Cascade.

I am a Veterinary Surgeon and want to import:

I am a Wholesale Dealer and want to SUPPLY imported medicines to UK vets:
I am a Home Office Project License Holder and want to import:

Visit the VMD’s EU Exit information hub for detailed guidance on what you will need to do differently in the event of a no deal, in particular operating the Cascade. It also includes information on the planned changes to the Special Import scheme which will be implemented regardless of the EU Exit scenario.

For further information on the Special Imports Scheme please email importcert@vmd.defra.gsi.gov.uk. If your email relates to a current application, please include the application number in the subject line. If your email relates to a general query, please include the word ‘query’ in the subject line.

ISO 27001 Accredited logo Positive about disabled people logo iip logo

The VMD is an executive agency of defra defra logo