The status of a container can be viewed on the CNS system or contact your shipping line to establish whether your container is held by Port Health. They will be able to advise you as to what hold is placed and if any further information is required.

The following Port Health holds apply:

  • W - Further information is required (packing list, manifest etc)
  • Q - Awaiting a CVED and Health Certificate
  • L - Awaiting Laboratory results
  • D - Detained
  • R - Released
  • H3 - Human Consumption product awaiting inspection by a Port Health Officer
  • H2 - Human Consumption product awaiting inspection by an Official Veterinary Surgeon
  • G2 - Non human consumption product awaiting inspection by an Official Veterinary Surgeon
  • G3 - Non human consumption awaiting inspection by Trading Standards