Step by Step: How to Export Milk or Dairy Beverages

Exporting milk or dairy beverages from Jamaica involves adhering to stringent regulatory requirements set by local authorities. These requirements typically include obtaining necessary permits and licenses from the relevant government agencies, such as the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. Additionally, exporters must ensure compliance with international standards for food safety and quality, such as those established by the Codex Alimentarius Commission. Proper documentation, including certificates of origin and health certificates, is also essential for smooth exportation of milk and dairy beverages from Jamaica to other countries. Failure to comply with these regulatory requirements can result in delays, fines, or even rejection of shipments at the destination port.

  1. Step 1


    • Prepare Applications along with all required documents.
    • Submit the application through JSWIFT:
    • JAMPRO reviews the application and ask for more information if necessary
    • Trader makes the payment
    • If the application is approved, a Registration Certificate will be issued to the trader.

    See Procedure

  2. Step 2

    Trade Board Limited

    • Log into the JSWIFT website, complete the application for import/export license
    • JSWIFT verifies the application and assigns a Unique Reference Number. Notifies Applicant to make payment
    • Applicant makes payment to the application
    • If the application is approved, the applicant is notified of the license availability.

    See Procedure

  3. Step 3

    National Compliance and Regulatory Authority

    • Trade Board send relevant documents for NCRA to review
    • The inspector checks documents to ensure all pertinent documents have been received
    • If the milk powder is compliant with the standard then complete fax form with application number, giving approval for type of milk and standard which it conforms
    • Milk fax form is approved

    See Procedure

Have you found this information useful ?
Please share your feedback below and help us improve our content.