Prior notification - products of non-animal origin

Consignments with food products from countries outside the EU that are subject to border control must be pre-notified to a border control post (BCP) run by the Swedish Food Agency. Pre-notifications is done via the web-based system TRACES.NT (TRAde Control and Expert System New Technology).

Prior notification

Consignments with food of non-animal origin shall be pre-notified by creating a so called CHED-D (Common Health Entry Document – D).
A manual on how to create a CHED-D is found here (länk till:

Control is normally made the first weekday after the registration, provided that the original documents have been submitted to the relevant BCP.


Reviewed 2020-04-07