Membership eligibility: Farmer & Grower Family Partner Retired Student & Young Farmer Associate

Welfare of Animals in Transport (WATO)

NFU members can take the Welfare of Animals in Transport certificate of competence test for just £35 + VAT

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 GB rules on animal welfare.

  • 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 GB rules on animal welfare

What does it cost?

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

How do I get the discount?

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