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Request Final Release of Seized Foodstuff

  • Fees- No
  • Last Updated 17 Jan, 2021
  • Service Type : Offline Service
  • Service Mode : Offline
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Public Health
  • Service Classification : G2B
  • Topic : Business and Finance, Health
Intended Audience
Citizen: Business Owner


Food importers and clearance companies may submit a request to the Food Safety Department at the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) to approve the release of detained foodstuff.

The Ports Health and Food Control Section then reviews and checks the possibility of final release of the consignments directly, or usage under special conditions.

Offline Instructions

  • Download and fill out the paper form, then print it out and submit it to the Ports Health and Food Control Section.
  • Attach the following documents:
    • Mandatory attachments: Letter from importer, copy of customs declaration and copy of detained foodstuff form
    • Non-mandatory attachments: Letter from producer, samples/quantity, copy of scientific papers and brochures/photos

Service Center

Ports Health and Food Control Section - MOPH main building - second floor - Office no. W2 - 100 (Check Google Maps)


No fees are required for this service.

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