For £35 plus VAT NFU Farmer & Grower and Student & Young Farmer members can take the certificate of competence test.

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Transport of animals - Certificate of Competence

Due to the ongoing issues with COVID-19 a decision has been made to temporarily suspend WATO sessions until further notice.

We do however encourage that you continue to register your interest via your regional office (details below)

The NFU apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding

As of January 2008, anyone transporting livestock or poultry in connection with economic activity and over 65km will need to hold a Certificate of Competence to conform to EU regulations.

What is the offer?

  • This allows transportation of animals on domestic journeys under eight hours within the UK
  • The price includes the workshop, test, notification of your results and the Certificate of Competence
  • Passing the test will ensure you comply with compulsory EU legislation

What does it cost?

  • NFU Farmer & Grower Members £35 plus VAT
  • NFU Countryside Members £60 plus VAT
  • Student & YFC Members £35 plus VAT

How do I get the discount?

To register your interest, please contact your regional office below:

North West 01695 554900 bm9ydGgud2VzdEBuZnUub3JnLnVr

North East 01904 451550 bm9ydGguZWFzdEBuZnUub3JnLnVr

West Midlands 01952 400500 d2VzdC5taWRsYW5kc0BuZnUub3JnLnVr

East Midlands 01572 824250 ZWFzdC5taWRsYW5kc0BuZnUub3JnLnVr

South West 01392 440700 c291dGgud2VzdEBuZnUub3JnLnVr

South East 01730 711950 c291dGguZWFzdEBuZnUub3JnLnVr

East Anglia 01638 672100 ZWFzdC5hbmdsaWFAbmZ1Lm9yZy51aw==

NFU Cymru 01982 554200 bmZ1LmN5bXJ1QG5mdS5vcmcudWs=




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