Border Inspection Post

Manchester Airport is approved as a Border Inspection Post (BIP) on the European Union’s “List of Border Inspection Posts”.

The MAN BIP is approved for Third Countries (non-EU members) imports of:

  • Packaged animal products for human consumption.
  • Packaged animal products not intended for human consumption.
  • It is operational 24/7

It is also approved for Third Countries (non-EU members) imports of small animals including Fish, Reptiles, invertebrates and amphibians only.

As well as operating as a BIP Manchester Airport is also a Designated Point of Entry(DPE), Designated Point of Import, (DPI) , First Point of Import (FPI)

The BIP is not permanently manned. All contact should be through the telephone number above.

All contact during office hours should be made through our contact centre on Tel: 0161 234 5004.
Out of office hours on Tel: 07887916848.
Fax No: 0161 489 3308.

DEFRA BIP Information