On 29th September BFFF attended a webinar hosted by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) on the Northern Ireland Retail Movement Scheme (NIRMS) and the Plant Health Label (NIPHL) Scheme.
The slides from the webinar are now available on the DAERA website. We would strongly encourage you to review them as they may offer the detail on many of the areas you have been questioning including:
- A step-by-step guide of the journey through NIRMS
- How to register on NIRMS
- An explanation of the Common Health Entry Document Operator Portal (CHOP) and how to register.
- Signing up for TRACESNT
- Sealing of consignments
- General certificates and packing lists, including a list of essentials.
- Official checks
- Groupage – including 3 different scenarios.
The slides also cover the NI Plant Health Label (NIPHL) Scheme and provide lots of links to further useful information.